The Dorrington Deed-Box is a collection of short stories by Arthur Morrison, published in 1897. It contains six stories featuring cases of the unscrupulous London-based private detective Horace Dorrington, told from the viewpoint of one his clients and potential victims, James Rigby.
Rigby is a wealthy but naive young man who is easily manipulated by Dorrington. Dorrington uses Rigby's trust and naivety to exploit him and steal from him.
The stories in The Dorrington Deed-Box are dark and suspenseful, and they explore the themes of greed, betrayal, and the dangers of trusting the wrong people.
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