Hand in Glove
Edition language: English
Series: Roderick Alleyn (#22)
bookshelves: fraudio, spring-2010, mystery-thriller, published-1962 Read on March 13, 2010 ** spoiler alert ** [Book 22, 1962:] blurb - The April Fool’s Day had been a roaring success for all, it seemed – except for poor Mr Cartell who had ended up in the ditch – for ever. Then there was the cas...
A solid, well-built mystery. Marsh has a knack of making me feel sorry for her murderers, even if they're not necessarily very likeable people.
[Book 22, 1962:] blurb - The April Fool’s Day had been a roaring success for all, it seemed – except for poor Mr Cartell who had ended up in the ditch – for ever. Then there was the case of Mr Percival Pyke Period’s letter of condolence, sent before the body was found – not to mention the family squ...
I'll have to reread this, as all I can remember is the letters of condolence (which were a riot!).
[These notes were made in 1985:]. A domestic melodrama this time, with an eccentric snob called Mr Pyke Period, his lodger who appears to die accidentally in an open ditch, and a series of complicated relations & near-relations. There is the obligatory cooing young couple whom no-one really suspect...
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