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This is the second installment in the Perry Mason series comprising of detective novels. After the first adventure, Perry is back with another adventure/case. Frances wants to wed. But her father’s tragic will dictates no marriage for Frances, failing which she would lose millions of dollars.
What makes this book stand out?
Gardner is back with another Perry Mason case, and he makes a good setting for the murder through another case. This is a double treat for the price of one, and also an Eric Stanley Gardner popular book.
Read it for
Gardner gratuitously adds a simple and mind-bending plot complex as a problem with inheritance. But, once we get past that, Gardner is awaiting with a crispy murder mystery.
Don't read it for
The start is quite slow and beats around the bush a little. The actual story and content begin a little down further. But the story is worth the ‘prologue’ start.