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The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont

The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont by Robert Barr
By: (1850-1912)

Short stories by a colleague of Jerome K. Jerome, and friend of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Barr probably wrote the first parody of Sherlock Holmes (included in this collection). He co-edited “The Idler” with Jerome.

[written by Czechchris]

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The Attribution and the Table of Contents are not part of the original book.

The Triumphs of Eugène Valmont


Robert Barr


1. The Mystery of the Five Hundred Diamonds

2. The Siamese Twin of a Bomb Thrower

3. The Clue of the Silver Spoons

4. Lord Chizelrigg's Missing Fortune

5. The Absent Minded Coterie

6. The Ghost with the Club Foot

7. The Liberation of Wyoming Ed

8. Lady Alicia's Emeralds


1. The Adventures of Sherlaw Kombs

2. The Adventure of the Second Swag

1. The Mystery of the Five Hundred Diamonds

When I say I am called Valmont, the name will convey no impression to the reader, one way or another. My occupation is that of private detective in London, but if you ask any policeman in Paris who Valmont was he will likely be able to tell you, unless he is a recent recruit... Continue reading book >>

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 4 reviews)

Reviewer: - November 18, 2016
Subject: review
Yes, very well read with some strong story lines. Most enjoyable.
Reviewer: - February 3, 2016
Great stories and an outstanding narrator
Reviewer: - May 30, 2015
Subject: The Triumphs of Eugene Valmont
A very good series of short stories/mysteries, narrated extremely well by Czechchris, especially enjoyed the last two stories.
Reviewer: - August 28, 2014
Subject: Mystery and fun!
What an enjoyable read ... thanks so much to the reader. Especially enjoyed the "Sherlaw Combs" stories!

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