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 ... Other hidden doors are 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
... Impossible crimes were sometimes carried out using secret passages or doors ... of detective pulp fiction and 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 ...

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