The Eye of Osiris, by R. Austin Freeman, free ebook. Also known as "The Vanishing Man", in "The Eye of Osiris" a young doctor, former student of the legal and. Free eBook: The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman. An Egyptian mystery/thriller, also published under the title The Vanishing Man. Show Excerpt er who had thus adorned his habitation--a law-writer perhaps or an author, or perchance even a poet--when I perceived the number that I was seeking inscribed on a shabby door in a high wall. The case is original, and although I could follow what was happening, and even get the same deductions as Thorndike at the same time or little later, long before the narrator, who never sees the plot until the end, I did not pinpoint the culprit, and this in spite of the fact that there were only three or four possible suspects. Thoth magically restored Horus' eye, at which point it was given the name "Wadjet" "whole" or "healthy". Quite nice to listen to free audiobook on librivox. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. This is author R. Great phrasing and descriptive passages that carefully evolve the plot behind Thorndyke's passive countenance. The worst I can say about this is that it moves slowly, and you will have no problem guessing quite soon things which seem deeply mysterious to the main characters. But if the parties themselves begin to express suspicions of one another there is no telling where the matter will end. You must excuse my mentioning it. In that case I will get you to read it out slowly, Jervis, and I will make a rough copy for reference.