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Weekend at Thrackley

Author: Alan Melville; Martin Edwards
Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2018.
Series: British Library crime classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Jim Henderson is one of six guests summoned by the mysterious Edwin Carson, a collector of precious stones, to a weekend party at his country house, Thrackley. The house is gloomy and forbidding but the party is warm and hospitable except for the presence of Jacobson, the sinister butler. The other guests are wealthy people draped in jewels; Jim cannot imagine why he belongs in such company. After a weekend of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Electronic books
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Melville, Alan, 1910-1983.
Weekend at Thrackley.
Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2018
(DLC) 2018933805
(OCoLC)1042814513
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Melville; Martin Edwards
ISBN: 9781464209727 1464209723
OCLC Number: 1048256228
Description: 1 online resource (235 pages)
Series Title: British Library crime classics.
Responsibility: Alan Melville ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards.

Abstract:

Jim Henderson is one of six guests summoned by the mysterious Edwin Carson, a collector of precious stones, to a weekend party at his country house, Thrackley. The house is gloomy and forbidding but the party is warm and hospitable except for the presence of Jacobson, the sinister butler. The other guests are wealthy people draped in jewels; Jim cannot imagine why he belongs in such company. After a weekend of adventure, with attempted robbery and a vanishing guest, secrets come to light and Jim unravels a mystery from his past.

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