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That old black magic

Author: Cathi Unsworth
Publisher: London : Serpent's Tail, an imprint of Profile Books Ltd, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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April 1943: four boys playing in Hagley Woods, Worcestershire make a gruesome discovery. Inside an enormous elm tree, there is the body of a woman, her mouth stuffed with a length of cloth. As the case goes cold, mysterious graffiti starts going up across the Midlands: 'Who put Bella in the Wych Elm?'
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cathi Unsworth
ISBN: 1781257272 9781781257272
OCLC Number: 1004009143
Description: 344 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Cathi Unsworth.

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April 1943: four boys playing in Hagley Woods, Worcestershire make a gruesome discovery. Inside an enormous elm tree, there is the body of a woman, her mouth stuffed with a length of cloth. As the case goes cold, mysterious graffiti starts going up across the Midlands: 'Who put Bella in the Wych Elm?'

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That Old Black Magic blends fact and fiction for a well researched, evocative tale about one of the weirder outposts of second world war British intelligence. -- Laura Wilson * Guardian * In wartime Read more...

 
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