Jim and Arte must stop a deadly plot to kill a Hawaiian King on the high seas.
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In the opening scene, Artemus identifies prussic acid in Tokay. Prussic acid is better known now as cyanide (actually hydrogen cyanide, HCN); Tokay is a variety of sweet wine from Hungary, ideally suited to masking the distinctive bitterness of cyanide. See more
West displays considerable linguistic talent in being able to identify the phrase spoken in the prologue as being Hawaiian. It is very similar to other Pacific Island languages in the Eastern Polynesian group, which includes Tahitian and Marquesan. It would take a fluent speaker to distinguish Hawaiian from any other East Polynesian language. See more
I have the perfect secretary, Mr. West.
James T. West
Efficient as a stiletto, silent as the grave, and discrete as a hangman's wife.
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