Welcome to the penultimate episode of our nightly adventure serial, The Tragedy of the Korosko, written by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in 1897. After the savagery of Monday's attack on women and young girls in the Manchester Arena, this passage may remind some that the peculiar cruelty of so much of Islam toward women is nothing new:
His fierce gaze had fallen upon the prisoners, and with an exultant shout he was dashing towards them, his broad-bladed sword gleaming above his head. Miss Adams was the nearest to him, but at the sight of the rushing figure and the maniac face she threw herself off the camel upon the far side. The Arab bounded on to a rock and aimed a thrust at Mrs. Belmont...
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