By Cornell Woolrich

ISBN-10: 0812971450

ISBN-13: 9780812971453

On a delicate midwestern evening within the early Forties, Johnny Marr leans opposed to a drugstore wall. He’s watching for Dorothy, his fiancée, and this night is the final evening they’ll be assembly right here, for it’s could thirty first, and June 1st marks their marriage ceremony day. yet she’s overdue, and Johnny quickly learns of a terrible accident—an twist of fate related to a gaggle of drunken males, a low-flying constitution aircraft, and an empty liquor bottle. in a single brief second Johnny loses all that issues to him and his existence is shattered. He vows to take from those males precisely what they took from him. After years of making plans, Johnny starts his quest for revenge, and on may well thirty first of every year—always on may possibly 31st—wives, enthusiasts, and daughters are without notice now not secure.

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As you continue on your way, you sense that someone is still behind you. You decide to cross to the other side of the street. The Tapper does the same thing as you do. All kinds of frightening thoughts pass through your mind as you try to lose the stranger. You hope you'll see a police officer, but there's no one in sight. All the stores are closed. The streets are deserted. You wish you hadn't stayed so long at the arcade. You sneak alongside parked cars and quickly scamper across the street again.

He is a professional tennis player, but you have never seen Felix. Uncle Jake mentioned him often in letters, but there was never a photograph of him. To locate Felix, you decide to visit Peru. On the plane you reread Uncle Jake's letters and look at the photographs, hoping to find Felix's address or home town. You uncover no clues. Looking through telephone books in Peru, you find that there are many people in different cities with the name, Felix Miros. You 50 • MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE are not even sure if your Felix has a telephone.

Type in the program and then return to the book. 34 • MYSTERY AND ADVENTURE NEW 1 FOR C = 1 TO 2 LET C » C + 10 PRINT " 20 PRINT " 30 PRINT " 40 PRINT 50 PRINT 60 NEXT 5 1 C RUN Racing toward it, you run up the steps. It feels good to be out of the street. With long strides you rush up to the first floor. It seems as if the building is deserted. You hope the stranger doesn't follow you. But once again you hear the tapping sound, this time on the stairs. Quickly you run up to the next floor. But you can still hear the tapping sound following you.

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