Lucius Books welcomes direct contact with our customers. From United Kingdom to U. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. She was educated at Rothschild School, Brentford and Green School, Isleworth, before attending Goldsmiths College and University College, London from 1919-1921. In fact, I think the fact that Three Quick and Five Dead didn't end with the discovery of the murderer but went on to cover the trial is a strength in itself. Joseph Hardcover 1st Edition, 1st impressions.
Gladys began to write novels in the mid-1920s, and continued to teach at various schools until 1961. A Mrs Bradley mystery set in Scotland. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Magna Hardback, 1st edition Large Print Edition of - Convent on Styx hardback. She has been strangled and a quotation from Tennyson's 'In Memoriam' is pinned to her chest with a knitting needle. About this Item: Michael Joseph, 1979.
Why lure the dog to the body, other than to provide a crucial clue? Very good+ clean tight binding in very good+ unclipped dustjacket. Scotland Yard is baffled, and all the ingenuity and unorthodox methods of famous detective Mrs Bradley are needed in the hunt for the ruthless killer. Gladys Mitchell was an English schoolteacher and the author of over sixty novels featuring her unconventional heroine, Mrs Bradley. Soon after, another woman's body is found, in similar circumstances. She earned an external diploma in European history from University College in 1926, beginning to write her novels at this point.
The murder is mystifying, not in the least because what is in the tub is the body of a woman! My only qualm was getting enough evidence early on in the story. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Soon after, another woman's body is found, in similar circumstances. She also wrote a great many short stories, all of which were first published in the Evening Standard. Colour Faded on spine of dustjacket :This copy signed by Gladys Mitchell on title page.
She taught English, history and games at St. It is part of what sets Mitchell apart from the other crime authors of her time period. Sayers, she was awarded the Crime Writers Association Silver Dagger in 1976. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. She studied the works of Sigmund Freud and her interest in witchcraft was encouraged by her friend, the detective novelist Helen Simpson. At the top of the front free endpaper is the recipient's name and address label. A fascinating and disturbing read with excellent atmosphere and background - recommended to all classic mystery lovers.
But can she find a motive for murder? She has been strangled and a quotation from Tennyson's 'In Memoriam' is pinned to her chest with a knitting needle. A young woman's body is discovered in the woods. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. From United Kingdom to U. Signed by the Author on the title page. Although it was apparent towards the end who the murderer was, Mitchell is capable of sustaining interest beyond the denouement. The characters are well-defined and the plot is well thought out and written.
The Timothy Herring series was written as Malcolm Torrie. From United Kingdom to U. Sayers, she was awarded the Crime Writers Association Silver Dagger in 1976. Motive and opportunity eventually comes along in the story and in places it did seem to drag along. She remembers one particular summer, the summer of the Fair, when she discovered a grave-shaped hole in the floor of a run-down shack, and soon after a girl was found dead.
We currently have listed on the site and with more added each day. Very good+ in near fine jacket - this copy is signed by the author. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. A young woman is found dead in a wood and Laura Gavin is the unlucky person who finds the body when her Irish Wolfhound, Fergus goes missing. Although primarily remembered for her mystery novels, and for her detective creation, Mrs. Near Fine clean tight binding in Near Fine unclipped dustjacket. She was educated at Rothschild School, Brentford and Green School, Isleworth, before attending Goldsmiths College and University College, London from 1919-1921.