Secret Passages

Some articles on secret passages, secret, secret passage:

Secret Passage - Appearance and Construction
... Secret passages often have hidden or secret back doors that are camouflaged so that they appear to be part of the fire wall, or so that they appear to be an architectural feature such as a fireplace, a built-in ... much simpler a trapdoor hidden under a rug can easily conceal a secret passage ... Some buildings have secret areas built into the original plans, such as secret passages in medieval castles ...
Secret Passage - Mythological and Fictional Uses - Detective and Mystery Stories
... mystery story authors also used the plot device of secret passages ... However, the use of secret passages in detective fiction and mystery stories has been criticised, on the grounds that it is not "fair" to expect the reader to guess about ... story author, argued that the plot device of a secret passage was overused in detective fiction ...

Famous quotes containing the words passages and/or secret:

    You ever
    Have wished the sleeping of this business, never desired
    It to be stirred, but oft have hindered, oft
    The passages made toward it.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    The secret of the demagogue is to appear as dumb as his audience so that these people can believe themselves as smart as he is.
    Karl Kraus (1874–1936)