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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 01/10/2015
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'There we were, all gathered together for a Christmas party, and plunged suddenly into gloom.' It's Christmas at Hampstead's Beresford Lodge. A group of relatives and intimate friends gather to celebrate the festive season, but their party is rudely interrupted by a violent death. It isn't long before a second body is discovered. Can the murderer be one of those in the great house? The stockbroker sleuth Malcolm Warren investigates, in this brilliantly witty mystery. 'Kitchin's knowledge of the crevices of human nature lifts his crime fiction out of the category of puzzledom and into the realm of the detective novel. He was, in short, ahead of his day.' H. R. F. Keating

Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 9780571325931
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 175 g
Dimensions: 200 x 125 x 15 mm
Edition: Main

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“A time of celebration........”

All my favourite ingredients for a good ol' crime tale – a manor house, a cornucopia of guests, an amateur sleuth, grisly murders and a vast array of suspects.

I raced through this. Once the first, grim death... More

Paperback edition
3 similar books recommended
6th January 2016
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Michelle Jones

“A darn good read!”

This is one to curl up on the sofa with, preferably when the weather is foul. Turn the telly off and immerse yourself in another time, when the police all came from Scotland Yard, and breakfast was a leisurely affair... More

Paperback edition
6th December 2015
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Hux - Blogger, @littlehux

“A great old fashioned mystery, reminiscent of Christie”

Perfect for lovers of the British Library crime series and Agatha Christie.

Malcolm Warren, the narrator, is a young stockbroker previously featured in Hitchin's Death of My Aunt where he battles the police... More

Paperback edition
5 similar books recommended
27th January 2016
Helpful? Upvote 10

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