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Fabulous Victorian melodrama, great fun to read. (((DOWNLOAD))) ☠ Dark Days and Much Darker Days: A Detective Story Club Christmas Annual (Detective Club Crime Classics) ☋ A shilling shocker from the late th century, a macabre novel of murder and its consequences, originally published as a Christmas Annual for adults and now reissued complete with a hilarious parody by satirist Andrew Lang released the same ChristmasIn the eyes of the law, murder is murder When Dr North discovers that his beloved Philippa surely the most beautiful murderess who ever crossed the pages of fiction has killed her abusive husband, he must decide whether to turn her in or take the law into his own hands There are dark days ahead as he wrestles with his conscience can a crime ever be justified And is Philippa the villain or the victim Combining the thrills of the Penny Dreadful with the melodrama of the Sensation Novel, Hugh Conway wrote some of the most successful Christmas crime stories ever published Dark Days followed his enthralling Called Back as a Christmas Annual, published just before his untimely death ended a writing career of only four years, robbing the world of one of the most popular detective writers since Wilkie CollinsThis Detective Story Club Classic is introduced by David Brawn, and includes Much Darker Days by Scottish writer, critic and satirist Andrew Lang, a hilarious retelling of the story which sold almost as well as the original very good classic crime novel When I began reading Dark Days, I found myself struggling to not throw the book in frustration from dealing with such a pining narrator However, as I continued I must admit that the story grew on me and I was much invested by the end If you don t mind a book that leans heavily on the belief in women s hysteria, then this should be a dramatic, enjoyable read I also much appreciated Much Darker Days, the satire version included at the end of this edition If I had to give the whole experience o When I began reading Dark Days, I found myself struggling to not throw the book in frustration from dealing with such a pining narrator However, as I continued I must admit that the story grew on me and I was much invested by the end If you don t mind a book that leans heavily on the belief in women s hysteria, then this should be a dramatic, enjoyable read I also much appreciated Much Darker Days, the satire version included at the end of this edition If I had to give the whole experience one word, it would be amusing 3 and a half stars.I preferred the first story to the second parody one The first story is about Dr North trying to help the lady he loves He thinks she has committed a murder and he tries to save her by fleeing the country.I liked the writing style, but felt a bit let down by the ending It felt rushed. Liked Dark Days Very much reminiscent of Wilkie Collins Disliked the parody For my full review click on the link below For my full review click on the link below