Death Takes a Wife - Murder Room (Paperback)Anthony Gilbert (author)
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The victims were predictable - the murderer was not...
Classic crime from one of the greats of the Detection Club
Sour, selfish and worth several millions, Mrs French was just the kind of woman you'd expect to be murdered. And so, in due course, she was.
Mrs Hoggett was the next to die - another murder predicted by all who, unfortunately, knew her well. Since there was no shortage of suspects, it was small wonder the killer eluded the law. And then a lovely young woman came forth with a story of bigamy and blackmail so bizarre it had to be true. All that was needed for proof was yet another corpse...
'Clever' New York Herald Tribune
Publisher: The Murder Room
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm
Anthony Gilbert shared with other successful crime writers a combination of writing talent and clever plotting skills necessary to make it in detective fiction's Golden Age ... Along with Agatha Christie [he] had a talent to deceive * mysteryfile.com *
Unquestionably a most intelligent author. Gifts of ingenuity, style and character drawing * SUNDAY TIMES *
If there is one author whose books need to be widely available, it is Gilbert * Inkquilletc.blogspot *
Fast, light, likeable * NEW YORK TIMES *
No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant * SUNDAY EXPRESS *
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