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No. 17 (Number Seventeen)

by J. Jefferson Farjeon

The story centered around a group of strangers who find themselves trapped in a remote house after their train is delayed. As they wait for the next train to arrive, they soon realize that they are not alone in the house, and their situation quickly turns into a deadly game of cat and mouse. Farjeon's writing in "No. 17" is gripping and atmospheric, creating a sense of tension and unease that builds steadily throughout the book. The characters are well-drawn and memorable, and their interactions and motivations add depth and complexity to the story. The book's setting in a remote and isolated house adds to the sense of claustrophobia and danger, creating a truly suspenseful reading experience. Farjeon's skillful use of plot twists and turns keeps the reader guessing until the very end, making "No. 17" a thrilling and satisfying read. Aside from its literary merits, "No. 17" is also notable for its influence on the mystery genre. The book's plot and setting have been echoed in countless mystery stories and films over the years, cementing its place as a classic of the genre. Overall, "No. 17" is a must-read for fans of the mystery genre and anyone looking for a gripping and suspenseful read. Farjeon's skillful writing and the book's atmospheric setting and plot twists make it a true classic of the genre that still holds up today.

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J. Jefferson Farjeon was a prominent English author known for his thrilling mystery novels. He was born on June 4, 1883, in London and died on June 30, 1955. Farjeon was a prolific writer, producin...

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