Tells the tale of the legless criminal mastermind and mob leader of the San Francisco underworld, who plans to loot the city and force the doctor, who made him an amputee, to give him the legs of another man.
The story is based on the classic thriller novel of the same title, first published in 1913, written by American author Gouverneur Morris. Would you like to read the book?
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Gouverneur Morris: The Penalty
– first published in 1913 –