Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition

Checkmate

Author: Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu


Table of Contents

Background details and bibliographic information
The CELT edition as a single file

chapter 1

p.1

Mortlake Hall

chapter 2

p.7

Martha Tansey

chapter 3

p.13

Mr. Longcluse opens his Heart

chapter 4

p.17

Monsieur Lebas

chapter 5

p.22

A Catastrophe

chapter 6

p.26

To Bed

chapter 7

p.31

Fast Friends

chapter 8

p.38

Concerning a Boot

chapter 9

p.43

The Man without a Name

chapter 10

p.48

The Royal Oak

chapter 11

p.55

The Telegram arrives

chapter 12

p.62

Sir Reginald Arden

chapter 13

p.68

On the Road

chapter 14

p.72

Mr. Longcluse's Boot finds a temporary Asylum

chapter 15

p.79

Father and Son

chapter 16

p.84

A Midnight Meeting

chapter 17

p.91

Mr. Longcluse at Mortlake Hall

chapter 18

p.96

The Party in the Dining-Room

chapter 19

p.103

In Mrs. Tansey's Room

chapter 20

p.108

Mrs. Tansey's Story

chapter 21

p.115

A Walk by Moonlight

chapter 22

p.120

Mr. Longcluse makes an odd Confidence

chapter 23

p.125

The Meeting

chapter 24

p.129

Mr. Longcluse follows a Shadow

chapter 25

p.133

A Tête-à-tête

chapter 26

p.137

The Garden At Mortlake

chapter 27

p.141

Winged Words

chapter 28

p.147

Stories about Mr. Longcluse

chapter 29

p.153

The Garden Party

chapter 30

p.158

He sees Her

chapter 31

p.161

About the Grounds

chapter 32

p.167

Under the Lime-Trees

chapter 33

p.171

The Derby

chapter 34

p.174

A Sharp Colloquy

chapter 35

p.179

Dinner at Mortlake

chapter 36

p.183

Mr. Longcluse sees a Lady's Note

chapter 37

p.188

What Alice could say

chapter 38

p.192

Gentlemen in trouble

chapter 39

p.196

Between Friends

chapter 40

p.199

An Interview in the Study

chapter 41

p.203

Van appoints himself to a Diplomatic Post

chapter 42

p.206

Diplomacy

chapter 43

p.209

A Letter and a Summons

chapter 44

p.213

The Reason of Alice's Note

chapter 45

p.219

Collision

chapter 46

p.224

An Unknown Friend

chapter 47

p.229

By the River

chapter 48

p.232

Sudden news

chapter 49

p.236

Vows for the Future

chapter 50

p.239

Uncle David's Suspicions

chapter 51

p.244

The Silhouette

chapter 52

p.248

Mr. Longcluse employed

chapter 53

p.252

The Night of the Funeral

chapter 54

p.258

Among the Trees

chapter 55

p.262

Mr. Longcluse sees a Friend

chapter 56

p.266

A Hope expires

chapter 57

p.272

Levi's Apologue

chapter 58

p.276

The Baron comes to Town

chapter 59

p.281

Two old Friends meet and part

chapter 60

p.286

Saul

chapter 61

p.290

A Waking Dream

chapter 62

p.295

Love and Play

chapter 63

p.300

Plans

chapter 64

p.304

From Flower to Flower

chapter 65

p.311

Behind the Arras

chapter 66

p.313

A Bubble broken

chapter 67

p.317

Bond and Deed

chapter 68

p.322

Sir Richard's Resolution

chapter 69

p.326

The Meeting

chapter 70

p.329

Mr. Longcluse proposes

chapter 71

p.332

Night

chapter 72

p.336

Measures

chapter 73

p.341

At the Bar of the ‘Guy of Warwick’

chapter 74

p.346

A Letter

chapter 75

p.351

Blight and Change

chapter 76

p.356

Phoebe Chiffinch

chapter 77

p.360

More News of Paul Davies

chapter 78

p.364

The Catacombs

chapter 79

p.371

Resurrections

chapter 80

p.376

Another

chapter 81

p.379

Broken

chapter 82

p.384

Doppelganger

chapter 83

p.388

A Short Parting

chapter 84

p.393

At Mortlake

chapter 85

p.399

The Crisis

chapter 86

p.406

Pursuit

chapter 87

p.412

Conclusion