Murder of a Lady (British Library Crime Classics)
Publish date: 2016-01-01
Publisher: The British Library Publishing Division
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Great start, interesting finish, fabulous characters, but oh my didn't this drag on forever... Also, the Scottish nostalgia theme was a wee bitty much.
Series: Dr Hailey #12 A golden-age mystery worthy of being revived. It starts off as a textbook impossible locked-room mystery where a Dr Hailey, an experienced amateur investigator, offers the police his services. Naturally, additional bodies start cropping up that seem almost as mysterious as th...
Well, this was a fun read. Anthony Wynne (real name: Robert McNair Wilson), Martin Edwards informs us in this book's preface and in The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books, was the long-standing medical correspondent of The Times; a man with many and varied interests which, in addition to his medi...
I found this book to be delightful and the ending made me laugh out loud with glee. The solution to the "impossible crime" was absurd and contrived - as these impossible crime solutions often are - but not such that I was annoyed. I didn't guess whodunnit. I was pretty sure throughout the entire t...
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