A Daisy Chain for Satan Author:Joan Flemming Mr. Ravensden was not really eldely... at least he certainly did not want to be refered to as a "nice old gentleman"... but he had all the curiosity and all the time to indulge it that a recent widower seniro citizen of unremitting energy and private means might be expected to have. Especially since he had a raft of relatives and friends eager t... more »o relieve him in his loneliness. Which gave him a sort of hunting license to putter in & out of people's lives. Fortunately Ravensden was not only kind & curious, he was also astute. So when his nephew's gorgeous wife turned out to be a Grade-A bitch, his interest became even more acute. Which was fortunate for all concerned. Otherwise no one might even have suspected they had a murderer in their midst!« less
One of the most exciting mystery writers to appear on the American paperback scene. The New York Herald Tribune said, " An odd, engaging narritive with plenty of starts and flourishes, surprises and a diverting conclusion. One of the year's more uncommon and fetching books. While the nNew York times quote, "Succeeds admirably in making an unconventional cast of characters come to life." "Another well-wrought English myster, Grade A" says Brett Hallide. Note: some yellowing on the outside spine.