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In my father's den

Author: Maurice Gee
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, 1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Celia Inverarity, aged seventeen, is found brutally murdered in a secluded West Auckland park one Sunday afternoon, Paul Prior, her English teacher and mentor, is suspected of being her murderer. Celia's death and the violence which follows send Prior back to examine the past -- a past that is as secret as his father's den in the old poison shed. Eventually the murderer is exposed, but not before a family has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
New Zealand fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice Gee
ISBN: 0571098509 9780571098507
OCLC Number: 572507
Notes: Novel by a New Zealand author.
Description: 175 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Maurice Gee.

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When Celia Inverarity, aged seventeen, is found brutally murdered in a secluded West Auckland park one Sunday afternoon, Paul Prior, her English teacher and mentor, is suspected of being her murderer. Celia's death and the violence which follows send Prior back to examine the past -- a past that is as secret as his father's den in the old poison shed. Eventually the murderer is exposed, but not before a family has been split apart and old wounds revealed.

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