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Murder Underground

Murder Underground (Paperback)

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'This detective novel is much more than interesting. The numerous characters are well differentiated, and include one of the most feckless, exasperating and lifelike literary men that ever confused a trail.' Dorothy L. Sayers, Sunday Times, 1934 When Miss Pongleton is found murdered on the stairs of Belsize Park station, her fellow-boarders in the Frampton Hotel are not overwhelmed with grief at the death of a tiresome old woman. But they all have their theories about the identity of the murderer, and help to unravel the mystery of who killed the wealthy 'Pongle'. Several of her fellow residents - even Tuppy the terrier - have a part to play in the events that lead to a dramatic arrest. This classic mystery novel is set in and around the Northern Line of the London Underground. It is now republished for the first time since the 1930s.



Fiction & PoetryCrime & Thrillers Publisher: The British Library Publishing Division Publication Date: 04/04/2014 ISBN-13: 9780712357258  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Mavis Doriel Hay (1894 - 1979) was a novelist of the golden age of British crime fiction. Her three novels - of which Murder Underground was the first - were published in the 1930s and are now very rare. The British Library republished The Santa Klaus Murder in 2013.

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A good book, old fashioned in the manner in which it is told but rather refreshing for this. A nicely plotted and worded crime novel which keeps your attention. If you like Agatha Christie and similar authors then this will be right for you.

- 01/01/2018
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