The basin was brimful of a dark red fluid.  He lifted his eye a little and looked at the bed.  A woman was lying on it, half-naked.  Her nightdress, delicately wrought with lacework all over, was drawn back and folded tight, wrapped around her stiffened limbs and body.  Her ankles, firmly lashed together with a thin cord that cut into the flesh, were attached to the near bedpost.  Her right arm, drawn out at full stretch, was attached by the wrist in the same way to the bedpost opposite...

First published as: Madeline Brown's murderer. Melbourne: Kemp & Boyce, 1887.

Author

Francis Adams

Francis Adams was born in Malta in 1862 and educated in England. He emigrated to Australia in 1884, largely as a result of ill health. Six years later he returned to England. He suicided in 1893 at the age of thirty. A freelance journalist and writer, Adams contributed poems, short stories and articles to numerous publications, most notably the Bulletin.

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Review THE MURDER OF MADELINE BROWN - Francis Adams
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ISBN
1876485523
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Review THE MURDER OF MADELINE BROWN - Francis Adams
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Tuesday, August 28, 2007

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