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Quiller-Couch, Sir Arthur: Q's Mystery Stories (1937), v1

Arthur Quiller-Couch, 1863-1944, was a professor of English at Cambridge, a prolific author, and originator of the expression "murder your darlings":

"If you here require a practical rule of me, I will present you with this: ‘Whenever you feel an impulse to perpetrate a piece of exceptionally fine writing, obey it— whole-heartedly— and delete it before sending your manuscript to press. Murder your darlings."

Twenty tales of mystery (in the broad sense) and the uncanny.

1: The Roll-Call Of The Reef
2: The Bend Of The Road
3: The Laird’s Luck
4: A Pair Of Hands
5: The Seventh Man
6: The Two Householders
7: Captain Knot
8: Sindbad On Burrator
9: The Room Of Mirrors
10: The Miracle Of The ‘White Wolf’
11: The Affair Of Bleakirk-On-Sands
12: Shakespeare’s Christmas
13: Mutual Exchange, Limited
14: Phoebus On Halzaphron
15: Step O’ One Side
16: Lieutenant Lapenotière
17: Not Here, O Apollo!
18: My Christmas Burglary
19: Oceanus
20: Which?
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