The Black Bag

Louis Joseph VANCE (1879 - 1933)

Mr. Philip Kirkwood, a not so successful painter, receives a visitor from his home town in America, who wants him to do him an unspecified favor, but Kirkwood doesn''t trust him and sends him away. That night, he sees the stranger dine with his beautiful daughter. In order to protect the girl, the stranger confesses to Kirkwood, that he will be arrested upon leaving the restaurant. Kirkwood agrees to take care of the girl, but when he brings her home, he knows that she is in danger and that there is a mystery attached. He decides to protect the girl? (Summary by Carolin)

Genre(s): Detective Fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 01 Diversions of a Ruined Gentleman William Tomcho
00:32:24
Play 02 "And Some there be who have Adventures Thrust upon Them" Adam Doughty
00:20:26
Play 03 Calendar's Daughter Adam Doughty
00:21:00
Play 04 9 Frognall Street, W. C. Anna Simon
00:26:28
Play 05 The Mystery of a Four-Wheeler Anna Simon
00:28:37
Play 06 "Below Bridge" William Tomcho
00:35:49
Play 07 Diversions of a Ruined Gentleman - Resumed William Tomcho
00:38:09
Play 08 Madame L'Intrigante William Tomcho
00:36:45
Play 09 Again "Below Bridge"; and Beyond William Tomcho
00:21:51
Play 10 Desperate Measures William Tomcho
00:39:23
Play 11 Off the Nore William Tomcho
00:22:23
Play 12 Picaresque Passages William Tomcho
00:46:11
Play 13 A Primer of Progressive Crime CrowGirl
00:33:29
Play 14 Stratagems and Spoils William Tomcho
00:30:53
Play 15 Refugees William Tomcho
00:23:43
Play 16 Travels with a Chaperon, part 1 Michele Eaton
00:23:29
Play 17 Travels with a Chaperon, part 2 Michele Eaton
00:27:55
Play 18 Rogues and Vagabonds William Tomcho
00:42:59
Play 19 Adventurer's Luck William Tomcho
00:29:26
Play 20 The Uxbridge Road William Tomcho
00:11:17
Play 21 The Crown and Mitre William Tomcho
00:24:04
Play 22 The Journey's End William Tomcho
00:11:06