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A Speedy Death - Gladys Mitchell
A Speedy Death
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If anything roused the rancour of guests at Chayning Court, it was that someone should be late for dinner. But the intrepid explorer Everard Mountjoy was dead in the bath. Beatrice Adela Lestrange Bradley takes it upon herself to investigate, unaware that she, along with all the other houseguests... show more
If anything roused the rancour of guests at Chayning Court, it was that someone should be late for dinner. But the intrepid explorer Everard Mountjoy was dead in the bath. Beatrice Adela Lestrange Bradley takes it upon herself to investigate, unaware that she, along with all the other houseguests and staff, will be one of the suspects.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780754085478 (0754085473)
Publisher: Chivers
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.5 Speedy Death
I'm not sure what I think of this. It dragged a bit in the middle, mostly as the plot was so odd. So much was crammed in that by the time I got to the end, I barely remembered the beginning. It seems like another book entirely that started with a dead man – who was really a woman – in the guest ...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.5 Speedy Death
Alastair Bing’s guests gather around his dining table at Chaynings, a charming country manor. But one seat, belonging to the legendary explorer Everard Mountjoy, remains empty. I have been reading this series out of order and only now got around to reading the first boks, Speedy Death. I am not con...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 A Speedy Death (Mrs. Bradley #1)
bookshelves: britain-england, mystery-thriller, play-dramatisation, fraudio, amusing, winter20092010, published-1929 Read in January, 2010 Dr Beatrice Bradley is elderly, ugly, has darkly sharp insights and an extremely wicked tongue. 1929 genteel country house guests are shocked by the death of...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 A Speedy Death (Mrs. Bradley #1)
bookshelves: britain-england, mystery-thriller, play-dramatisation, fraudio, amusing, winter20092010, published-1929 Read in January, 2010 A country house, a corpse. And the butler's not to blame. A Gladys Mitchell 'whodunnit' with Leslie Phillips and Broadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 1:00am Monday 4th...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0
A country house, a corpse. And the butler's not to blame. A Gladys Mitchell 'whodunnit' with Leslie Phillips and Broadcast on:BBC Radio 7, 1:00am Monday 4th JanuaryGreat Fun - someone murdered a dummy with a poker... oh noes!
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