Death in Devon (Hardback)Ian Sansom (author)
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CREAM TEAS! SCHOOL DINNERS! SATANIC SURFERS!
Join our heroes as they follow up a Norfolk Mystery with a bad case of ... DEATH IN DEVON.
Swanton Morley, the People's Professor, sets off for Devon to continue his history of England, The County Guides. Morley's daughter Miriam and his assistant Stephen Sefton pack up the Lagonda for a trip to the English Riviera.
Morley has been invited to give the Founder's Day speech at All Souls School in Rousdon. But when the trio arrive they discover that a boy has died in mysterious circumstances. Was it an accident or was it - murder?
Join Morley, Sefton and Miram on another adventure into the dark heart of 1930s England.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 420 g
Dimensions: 209 x 141 x 31 mm
'Much recommended for a frolicsome read' Country Life Magazine
'The magnificent Morley is very good company, and Sansom has a lovely way with a mind-bending puzzle ... superbly entertaining' The Times
Praise for 'The Norfolk Mystery':
'A delightful, idiosyncratic mystery ... Professor Morley promises to become a little gem of English crime writing; sample him now' Daily Mail
'A brilliant first outing that leaves you looking forward to the next maniacal mystery tour' Evening Standard
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