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« on: November 18, 2023, 07:35:49 am »

Herman Cyril McNeile was born in Bodmin in 1888. After attending a prep school in Eastbourne, he was further educated at Cheltenham College.

He gave us fourteen novels:

Mufti (1919)
Bull-Dog Drummond (1920)
The Black Gang (1922)
Jim Maitland (1923)
The Third Round (1924)
The Final Count (1926)
The Female of the Species (1928)
Temple Tower (1929)
Tiny Carteret (1930)
The Island of Terror (1931)
The Return of Bull-Dog Drummond (1932)
Knock-Out (1933)
Bull-Dog Drummond at Bay (1935)
Challenge (1937)

The present book, "The Final Count", appeared in 1926 and has an introduction plus thirteen chapters. Its author used the pen name "Sapper".

1.    I Hear a Cry in the Night
2.    I Meet Hugh Drummond
3.    Some Excellent Advice is Followed
4.    Hugh Drummond Discovers a new Aunt
5.    We Pay the Aunt an Informal Visit
6.    We get a Message from Robin Gaunt
7.    I Appear to Become Irrelevant
8.    We come to Black Mine
9.    We are Entertained Strangely in Black Mine
10.  We Read the Narrative of Robin Gaunt
11.  We Read the Diary of Robin Gaunt
12.  The Final Count Takes Place
13.  I Lay Down my Pen

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