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Murder in the Museum: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics Book 18) - John Rowland
Murder in the Museum: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics Book 18)
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When Professor Julius Arnell breathes his last in the hushed atmosphere of the British Museum Reading Room, it looks like death from natural causes. Who, after all, would have cause to murder a retired academic whose life was devoted to Elizabethan literature? Inspector Shelley’s suspicions are... show more
When Professor Julius Arnell breathes his last in the hushed atmosphere of the British Museum Reading Room, it looks like death from natural causes. Who, after all, would have cause to murder a retired academic whose life was devoted to Elizabethan literature? Inspector Shelley’s suspicions are aroused when he finds a packet of poisoned sugared almonds in the dead man’s pocket; and a motive becomes clearer when he discovers Arnell’s connection to a Texan oil millionaire. Soon another man plunges hundreds of feet into a reservoir on a Yorkshire moor. What can be the connection between two deaths so different, and so widely separated? The mild-mannered museum visitor Henry Fairhurst adds his detective talents to Inspector Shelley’s own, and together they set about solving one of the most baffling cases Shelley has ever encountered.
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Format: Kindle Edition
ISBN: 9781464205804
ASIN: B01C676JT0
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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1.0 Murder in the Museum
I am throwing in the towel @ 30% because my TBR is way too big to waste time on books I simply cannot enjoy. What is even more aggravating than actually having bought this one (rather than borrowed from the library) is that there were elements that should have made this book great: 1. The setti...
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