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The House in the Mist

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In „The House in the Mist,” weary traveler Hugh Austin happens upon a house in a village whilst seeking shelter on a misty night. The house is open, and initially the reception he gets is quite strange to him, he then realizes that he was taken for the relative of a dead man and that the gathering he encounters is a meeting of relatives regarding an inheritance that was left. By the time they find out the deceased had long-held vengeance on his mind, it is too late. „The House in the Mist” is a short story by Anna Katharine Green which is included in her collection „Room Number 3 and Other Detective Stories”. She is credited with shaping detective fiction into its classic form, and developing the series detective.

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