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Tenant for Death - Cyril Hare
Tenant for Death
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An Inspector Mallett mystery - Daylesford Gardens, South Kensington, is an unlikely address for the discovery of death by strangulation. Even more unusual is that the house does not belong to the deceased financier. In the meantime, the mysterious tenant, Colin James, has disappeared. Inspector... show more
An Inspector Mallett mystery - Daylesford Gardens, South Kensington, is an unlikely address for the discovery of death by strangulation. Even more unusual is that the house does not belong to the deceased financier. In the meantime, the mysterious tenant, Colin James, has disappeared. Inspector Mallett of Scotland Yard is brought in to unravel a complicated trail.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B07L4B2295
Publisher: Reading Essentials
Pages no: 201
Edition language: English
Series: Inspector Mallett (#1)
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onnurtilraun
onnurtilraun rated it
3.0 Cyril Hare - Tenant for Death
A mixed bag, with the good outweighing the bad, but the weirdness was still noticeable enough to pull me out at times. On one hand, I really enjoyed the prose, the banter between Mallett and Frant, the satirical edge in the characterisation, the mystery is solid and how in the end things are wrapp...
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books
Themis-Athena's Garden of Books rated it
3.5 Reading progress update: I've read 100%.
Well, it turns out RL kept me busy for much longer yesterday than I'd anticipated, so I really only got back to this book today. That said, I truly enjoyed it -- even the fact that the murderer turned out to be the most obvious suspect, in the end, didn't bother me half as much as it had in An Eng...
Tannat
Tannat rated it
3.5 Tenant for Death by Cyril Hare
Inspector Mallett #1 This one got off to a slow start, but that might have been a caffeine deficit. I found myself sticking with it after I got to the halfway point so it has that for it. Overall I think I'd call it a decent mystery although not overwhelming? It makes reasonable use of coincidence...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it
3.0 Motives aplenty
This was a bit sparse, but I still didn't figure it out. I got part of it right - and I wonder at how long it took Inspector Mallett to realize what seemed to be fairly obvious. I liked Mallett and would definitely read another book in his series. I do feel like the book was somehow lacking in so...
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