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Cleek The Man of the Forty Face by Thomas W. Hanshew

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The enigmatic Cleek, protagonist, is a sought-after consultant of Scotland Yard; he is of the gentry, but his origins a closely guarded secret: he is "just Cleek". The stories are spiced and threaded together by Cleeks's mortal enemies, the Apaches (the street gangs of Paris), by a love interest, and by the recurrent affairs of a fictitious 4/4(42). This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery. To ask other readers questions about Cleek Of Scotland Yard, please sign up. Be the first to ask a /5.   The cleek is an archaic golf club, now seen only in sales of antique golf equipment, that had a narrow iron clubhead with little is most closely associated, in form and function, with modern 1-irons or 2-irons: Golfers in the s and into the early s used the cleek most often from the teeing ground or for playing long, low shots into the : Brent Kelley. The Project Gutenberg eBook of Cleek, the Master Detective, by Thomas W. Hanshew, Illustrated by Gordon Grant adventure "The Riddle of the Amazing Demi-God," but as it is set down under the above title in the private note-book of Superintendent Narkom—to which volume I am under obligation for the details regarding the life and work of.

Cleek is a bad man who goes right for the love of a good woman. He is, perhaps, the cleverest detective you have heard of, putting M. Poirot's little grey cells to shame, while indulging his idiosyncratic love of flowers and nature. Hamilton Creek, Hanshew's best-known character, is a detective.   This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. An ex-cracksman turned Scotland Yard detective, Cleek's slim and faultlessly dressed form is topped by an india-rubber-like face, of which he has remarkable control.4/5(1). Define cleek. cleek synonyms, cleek pronunciation, cleek translation, English dictionary definition of cleek. n. 1. Sports a. A number one golf iron, having very little loft to the club face. b. A number four wood. 2. Scots A large hook, such as one used to hang a.   Cleek, the Master Detective by Thomas W. Hanshew. Paperback $ Paperback. $ NOOK Book. $ View All Available Formats & Editions. Ship This Item — Qualifies for Free Shipping Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase. Hamilton Cleek has a great talent for Pages:

Camp-Kemp family history, Volume 1 Camp-Kemp Family History, Cathrine Cleek Mann: Authors: Robert Neville Mann, Cathrine Cleek Mann: Published: Original from: the University of Wisconsin - Madison: Digitized: Jul 3, Subjects. Thomas W. Hanshew ( – ) was an American actor and writer, born in Brooklyn, N. Y. He went on the stage when only 16 years old, playing minor parts with Ellen Terry's company. Subsequently he played important roles with Clara Morris and Adelaide he was associated with a publishing house in London, where he resided at the close of his : , Brooklyn, New York.   Hanshew's best-known creation was the consulting detective Hamilton Cleek, known as "the man of the forty faces" for his incredible skill at disguise. The central figure in dozens of short stories that began to appear in and were subsequently collected in a series of books, Cleek is based in 5/5(1). Hamilton Cleek is back - or is he? Margot, Queen of the Apaches (the notorious French criminal gang) has been released on bail and vanished, Mr. Narkom has a series of inexplicable murders to solve, there is talk of revolution in Mauravania. If you are a Sherlockian fan, then you will enjoy this book by author Thomas W. Hanshew ( /5().