The Kang-He Vase

The Kang-He Vase  (1924) 
by J. S. Fletcher

First serialized as The Gallowstree Mystery in the Blue Book Magazine, May–July 1924; first published in book form, 1924.

THE
KANG-HE VASE

BY

J. S. FLETCHER
Author of “The Cartwright Gardens Murder,” etc.

LONDON 48 PALL MALL
W. COLLINS SONS & CO LTD
GLASGOW SYDNEY AUCKLAND

Copyright

Printed in Great Britain

CONTENTS

  1. chapterpage
  2. I. FOOTSTEPS AT MIDNIGHT 1
  3. II. UNCLE JOSEPH KREVIN 13
  4. III. FIEND’S WORK 26
  5. IV. THE LADY OF THE GRANGE 39
  6. V. THE C.I.D. MAN 51
  7. VI. THE CRAB AND LOBSTER INN 63
  8. VII. HIGH-WATER MARK 76
  9. VIII. THE KANG-HE VASE 89
  10. IX. ODD JOB MAN 102
  11. X. TOM SCRIPTURE 115
  12. XI. THE FISH BAG 128
  13. XII. THE PINK AND MAUVE PYJAMAS 141
  14. XIII. THE RESULT OF VAINGLORY 154
  15. XIV. UNDER EXAMINATION 166
  16. XV. MELSIE ISLAND 179
  17. XVI. THE BROWN HAND 192
  18. XVII. THE STOVE-IN BOAT 204
  19. XVIII. THIS TIME, THE KNIFE! 217
  20. XIX. BROKEN CHINA 229
  21. XX. THE SOFT-HEARTED MARINER 242
  22. XXI. I HEAR STRANGE THINGS 255
  23. XXII. THE SCARLET PATCH 268
  24. XXIII. FAMILY HONOUR 281

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1926.


The author died in 1935, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.