Death of an Outsider - Hamish Macbeth (Paperback)M. C. Beaton (author)
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The most hated man in the most dour town in Scotland is sleeping with the fishes, or - more accurately - has been dumped into a tank filled with crustaceans. All that remains of the murdered victim are his bones. But once the lobsters have been shipped off to Britain's best restaurants, the whole affair quickly lands on the plate of Constable Hamish Macbeth.
Exiled to the dreary outpost of Cnothan, Macbeth sorely misses his beloved Lochdubh, but before he can head back home he has to contend with a detective chief inspector who wants the murder hushed up, a dark-haired lassie who is out to seduce him, and a killer who has made mincemeat of his last victim, and will no doubt strike again . . .
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 178 g
Dimensions: 199 x 144 x 17 mm
The much-loved Hamish Macbeth series... a beguiling blend of wry humour and sharp observations of rural life * Good Book Guide *
The detective novels of M C Beaton, a master of outrageous black comedy, have reached cult status -- Anne Robinson * The Times *
It's always a special treat to return to Lochdubh * The New York Times *
Beaton, a Scot herself, excels at giving readers a taste of Highland life and creating a believable character in the lonely, brilliant, continually frustrated-in-love Macbeth * Booklist *
Looking for escape? Tired of waiting for Brigadoon to materialise? Time for a trip to Lochdubh... where M C Beaton sets her beguiling whodunits featuring Constable Hamish Macbeth * New York Times Book Review *
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