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READ ALL AGATHA CHRISTIE? TRY A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY A house of suspects...a devilish plot...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.

The tenants of Weston Pipers are horrified to discover that one among them, the reclusive Miss Minnie, has been elaborately and violently murdered, and that their young landlord, Chelion Piper, is the chief suspect. Piper is advised to write down his version of events for the noted criminologist and psychoanalyst Dame Beatrice Bradley, as her investigations uncover a junk shop with a secret room, a possible satanic cult and a veritable nest of vipers

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

Reviews

One of the "Big Three" female mystery novelists, judged the equal of Dorothy L Sayers and Agatha Christie, but that's not quite accurate - she's more like a mad combination of both

Independent

Superbly odd

Observer

Gladys Mitchell can always be relied upon for a packed and meaty novel, and an intelligent one at that

Guardian

Easily the best woman detective in fiction

News Chronicle

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  • EBook

    9781448190454

    April 3, 2014

    Vintage Digital

    208 pages

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  • Paperback

    9780099583998

    December 15, 2013

    Vintage

    208 pages

    RRP $26.00

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