By Earl Derr Biggers
The chinese language Parrot (1926) is the second one novel within the Charlie Chan sequence of poser novels by way of Earl Derr Biggers. it's the first within which Chan travels from Hawaii to mainland California, and comprises against the law whose publicity is hastened by means of the demise of a parrot. the tale matters a priceless string of pearls that's bought by way of a filthy rich and whimsical financier. The good-looking younger son of the jeweller is assigned to shepherd the move of the pearls to the financier's holiday domestic in a barren region quarter of California. due to his lengthy organization with the landlord of the pearls—before becoming a member of the police strength, he was once her houseboy—Charlie Chan travels from Hawaii to California with the pearls. After mysterious deaths, first of a Chinese-speaking parrot after which of the household's chinese language man-of-all-work, Charlie Chan masquerades as a pidgin-speaking prepare dinner named Ah Kim and works underground to unravel a few crimes. alongside the best way, the jeweller's son meets a stunning younger lady who works as a place scout and comes to a decision to stick within the California wilderness.
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I don't like the look of this, Sally. " "Don't worry," she smiled. " "Such popularity must be deserved," said Bob Eden. "I promise I'll do my best. Only I hope that lad in the overcoat doesn't decide to come down to the desert and warm up. " CHAPTER III At Chan Kee Lim's An hour later Charlie Chan rode down in the elevator to the bright lobby of his hotel. A feeling of heavy responsibility again weighed upon him, for he had restored to the money-belt about his bulging waist the pearls that alone remained of all the Phillimore fortune.
Victor asked. Chan shrugged. "All time big Pacific Ocean suffer sharp pain down below, and toss about to prove it. " Eden came forward. "Pardon me if I'm a little abrupt--but my son--he was to meet your ship--" "So sorry," Chan said, regarding him gravely. "The fault must indubitably be mine. " "I can't understand it," Eden complained again. "For some few minutes I linger round gang-board," Chan continued. "No one ventures to approach out of rainy night. " Victor demanded. "Beyond any question," Chan replied.
Here you are, Mr. Madden. " "You'll get a wire," said Madden. "In New York, remember, and nowhere else. " He turned to Madame Jordan and held out his hand. She took it, smiling. "Good-bye. I'm not looking through you now. " "A terribly vain man. " "Thank you. I'll remember that. " He left them. Eden sank wearily into a chair. "Well, that's that. He rather wears one out. I wanted to stick for a higher figure, but it looked hopeless. " "By the way, Sally, I didn't want you to tell that secretary who was bringing the pearls.