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The act of Roger Murgatroyd : an entertainment

Author: Gilbert Adair
Publisher: London : Faber and Faber, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Boxing Day 1935. A snowed-in manor on the very edge of Dartmoor. A Christmas house party. And overhead, in the attic, the dead body of Raymond Gentry, gossip columnist and blackmailer, shot through the heart. But the attic door is locked from the inside, its sole window is traversed by thick iron bars and naturally, there is no sign of a murderer or a murder weapon. Fortunately (though not for the murderer), one of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gilbert Adair
ISBN: 9780571226382 0571226388
OCLC Number: 271371764
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 248 pages : illustrations, plans ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Gilbert Adair.

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But the attic door is locked from the inside, its sole window is traversed by thick iron bars and, naturally, there is no sign of a murderer or a murder weapon.Fortunately (though, for the murderer,  Read more...

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