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The Case of the Beautiful Beggar

The Case of the Beautiful Beggar

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Published by Pradip Baksi
Perry Mason Crime Fiction
Perry Mason Crime Fiction

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Published by: Pradip Baksi on May 09, 2013
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Perry Mason Mysteries - 74The Case of the Beautiful Beggar ByErle Stanley Gardner 2
 
Chapter 1
Della Street, Perry Mason’s confidential secretary, regarded the lawyer with pleadingeyes.“Please see her, Chief.”Mason frowned. “I have this ten-thirty appointment, Della, and before I see this man Iant to-— Oh, well, I don’t want to ruin your day. What”s it all about?”“She”s just arrived in Los Angeles from the Orient. She came by way of Honolulu. Shehas a letter from her uncle telling her to get in touch with you immediately upon her arrival here and before she goes home.”“And she didn”t send a wire asking for an appointment?” Mason asked.“She isn”t that kind,” Della said. “She”s about twentytwo, naive, demure, quiet-spokenand very much disturbed.”“She was told to see me immediately on arrival?”“That”s right. Her uncle, Horace Shelby, wrote her aletter and ““What”s in the letter?”“I don’t know. She said her uncle bad told her not to show it to any living mortal exceptPerry Mason.”VIIIThe Case of the Beautiful Beggar 9Mason sighed. “Show her in. I’ll hit the high spots, getrid of her and “Like a streak Della Street went through the door to the outer office before he had3

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