The Orange-Yellow Diamond

The Orange-Yellow Diamond  (1922) 
by Joseph Smith Fletcher


THE
ORANGE - YELLOW
DIAMOND




BY
J. S. FLETCHER

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NEW YORK
ALFRED • A • KNOPF
MCMXXII



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COPYRIGHT, 1921, BY
J. S. FLETCHER


Published January, 1921
Second Printing February, 1921
Third Printing April, 1921
Fourth Printing, February, 1922

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

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CONTENTS

I The Pretty Pawnbroker, 9
II Mrs. Goldmark's Eating-House, 17
III The Dead Man, 25
IV The Platinum Solitaire, 33
V The Two Letters, 41
VI The Spanish Manuscript, 49
VII The Member of Parliament, 57
VIII The Inquest, 65
IX Whose were those Rings?, 73
X Melky Intervenes, 81
XI The Back Door, 89
XII The Friend from Peebles, 97
XIII The Call for Help, 105
XIV The Private Laboratory, 113
XV Conference, 121
XVI The Detective Calls, 129
XVII What the Lamps shone on, 137
XVIII Mr. Stuyvesant Guyler, 145
XIX Purdie Stands Firm, 153
XX The Parslett Affair, 161
XXI What Manner of Death?, 169
XXII Mr. Killick goes Back, 177
XXIII Mr. Killick's Opinion, 185
XXIV The Orange-Yellow Diamond, 193
XXV The Dead Man's Property, 201
XXVI The Rat, 209
XXVII The Empty House, 217
XXVIII The £500 Bank Note, 225
XXIX Mr. Mori Yada, 233
XXX The Mortuary, 241
XXXI The Mirandolet Theory, 249
XXXII One O'Clock Midnight, 257
XXXIII Secret Work, 265
XXXIV Baffled, 273
XXXV Yada Takes Charge, 281
XXXVI Pilmansey's Tea Rooms, 289
XXXVII Chang Li, 297
XXXVIII The Jew and the Jap, 305
XXXIX The Diamond Necklace, 313

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THE
ORANGE-YELLOW
DIAMOND

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.