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The Body in the Dumb River - George Bellairs
The Body in the Dumb River
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'For the most part, the dead man received public sympathy. A decent, hardworking chap, with not an enemy anywhere. People were surprised that anybody should want to kill Jim.' But Jim has been drowned in the Dumb River, near Ely, miles from his Yorkshire home. His body, clearly dumped in the... show more
'For the most part, the dead man received public sympathy. A decent, hardworking chap, with not an enemy anywhere. People were surprised that anybody should want to kill Jim.' But Jim has been drowned in the Dumb River, near Ely, miles from his Yorkshire home. His body, clearly dumped in the usually silent (`dumb') waterway, has been discovered before the killer intended - disturbed by a torrential flood. With critical urgency it's up to Superintendent Littlejohn of Scotland Yard to trace the mystery of the unassuming victim's murder to its source, leaving waves of scandal and sensation in his wake as the hidden, salacious dealings of Jim Teasdale begin to surface.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780712352147 (0712352147)
Publisher: British Crime Library
Pages no: 205
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery
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Lillelara
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4.0 The Body in the Dumb River
I bought this book on a whim without knowing anything about the long running Chief Inspector Littlejohn series. Otherwise I probably wouldn´t have picked this book up, being book 35 in the series. But I´m glad that I bought it, because I really enjoyed reading this mystery. Admittedly, it´s not th...
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