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   Emperor's Snuff-Box, The, by John Dickson Carr  
 
  Novel, first publication in May 1986 , latest edition in May 2002
 
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      Beside the dead body of Sir Maurice Lawes are the shattered fragments of a snuff-box that once belonged to Napoleon. These fragments tell a tale, or rather two tales, one true and one false. Now, an English expert in criminology forces the evidence to tell the truth about what happened and to point out the real murderer.

     
     
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  • Earth
  • Kings, Queens & Princes - Emperors - Kingdoms & Empires
  • Murders
  • Mystery

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