Cornish Coast Murder

£8.99

?Never, even in his most optimistic moments, had he visualised a scene of this nature ? himself in one arm-chair, a police officer in another, and between them? a mystery.’
The Reverend Dodd, vicar of the quiet Cornish village of Boscawen, spends his evenings reading detective stories by the fireside ? but heaven forbid that the shadow of any real crime should ever fall across his seaside parish. But the vicar’s peace is shattered one stormy night when Julius Tregarthan, a secretive and ill-tempered magistrate, is found at his house in Boscawen with a bullet through his head. The local police inspector is baffled by the complete absence of clues. Suspicion seems to fall on Tregarthan’s niece, Ruth ? but surely that young woman lacks the motive to shoot her uncle dead in cold blood? Luckily for Inspector Bigswell, the Reverend Dodd is on hand, and ready to put his keen understanding of the criminal mind to the test.

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?Never, even in his most optimistic moments, had he visualised a scene of this nature?himself in one arm-chair, a police officer in another, and between them . . . a mystery.” So thinks the Reverend Dodd?vicar of the quiet Cornish village of Boscawen and a reader of detective novels?when an actual mystery unexpectedly lands on his doorstep in The Cornish Coast Murder. Julius Tregarthan, a secretive and ill-tempered magistrate, is found at his house in Boscawen, shot through the head?and the local police investigator is baffled by the complete absence of clues. Fortunately for the inspector, the Reverend Dodd is at hand, ready to put his lifetime of vicarious detecting experience to the test.

This newest installment in the British Library Crime Classics series takes readers to Cornwall for a perfect example of the cozy mystery, sure to charm all fans of the genre.

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Weight 0.264 kg
Dimensions 0.75 × 0.525 × 0.1 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

286

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.912 (edition:23)

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General – Trade / Code: K