The Norfolk mystery (The County Guides)

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9780007360475: The Norfolk mystery (The County Guides)

HardCover. Pub Date :2013-09-12 Pages: 300 Language: English Publisher: Fourth Estate Ltd Love Miss Marple Adore Holmes and Watson Professor Morley's guide to Norfolk is a story of bygone England; quaint villages. eccentric locals - and murder It! is 1937 and disillusioned Spanish Civil War veteran Stephen Sefton is stony broke. So when he sees a mysterious advertisement for a job where 'intelligence is essential'. he applies.Thus begins Sefton's association with Professor Swanton Morley. an omnivorous intellect. Morley's latest project is a history of traditional England. with a guide to every county.They start in Norfolk. but when the vicar of Blakeney is found hanging from his church's bellrope. Morley and Sefton find themselves drawn into a rather more fiendish plot. Did the Reverend really take his own life. or was it - murderBeginning a thrilling new detective series. ...

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Ian Sansom writes for the 'Guardian' and the 'London Review of Books'. He is the author of nine books including, 'Paper: An Elegy', 'Mr Dixon Disappears', 'The delegates Choice' and 'The Bad Book Affair', some of the instalments of The Mobile Library series. He lives in Northern Ireland.

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Praise for 'The Norfolk Mystery': 'A delightful, idiosyncratic mystery set in the Thirties ... There is a touch of Sherlock Holmes and a dash of Lord Peter Wimsey, but the total is put together with a charm that is teasingly precious ... Beautifully crafted by Sansom, Professor Morely promises to become a little gem of English crime writing; sample him now' Daily Mail 'Sansom is both celebrating and sending up the golden age of detective novels when, in the 1930s, Dorothy L Sayers and Agatha Christie were the queens of crime ... A brilliant first outing that leaves you looking forward to the next maniacal mystery tour' Mark Sanderson, Evening Standard

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Descripción HarperCollins Publishers, 2013. Hardback. Estado de conservación: New. The first book in The County Guides - introducing an exciting new detective series. The County Guides are a series of detective novels set in 1930s England.The books are an odyssey through England and its history.In each county, the protagonists ? Stephen Sefton, a veteran of the Spanish Civil War, and his employer, the People's Professor, Swanton Morley ? solve a murder.The first book is set in Norfolk. The murder is in the vicarage.There are 39 books ? and 39 murders ? to follow. Hardback. Nº de ref. de la librería MM-41006669

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