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READ ALL AGATHA CHRISTIE? TRY A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY Suspicious deaths...a rich inheritance...a classic murder mystery from one of the queens of Golden Age crime fiction

A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY
Rediscover Gladys Mitchell – one of the 'Big Three' female crime fiction writers alongside Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers.

It occurred to Alfrist C Swinburne early in life that death was a solver of problems, particularly when it was visited on close family members who will leave behind a rich inheritance.
Dame Beatrice Bradley, psychoanalyst and sleuth, first crosses paths with Swinburne when a woman's body is discovered in the cloisters of a women's college, but it is not until a dramatic performance of the Beggar's Opera that Dame Beatrice can unmask the secrets of Swinburne's chequered past.

Opinionated, unconventional, unafraid... If you like Poirot and Miss Marple, you’ll love Mrs Bradley.

Reviews

If a relaxing diversion is of the essence for a good holiday, a Gladys Mitchell novel is a must

Daily Mail

The Great Gladys

Philip Larkin

Miss Mitchell is certainly the most perfect and pellucid prose-writer in crime fiction

Edmund Crispin

She is one of the Big Three women detective writers

Observer

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    9781448190492

    April 3, 2014

    Vintage Digital

    208 pages

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    9780099584056

    October 15, 2013

    Vintage

    208 pages

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