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Death At the Door
Death At the Door
Author: Anthony Gilbert
During WWII London lawyer Arthur Crook picks a holiday spot by sticking a pin in a map, and, naturally, discovers a body in a run-down church in a remote village. When an elderly woman is accused of the murder Crook steps forward to defend her. He becomes entangled in the mystery which involves a curse on the local Earldom that seems to keep com...  more »
ISBN: 113086
Publication Date: 3/1947
Pages: 248
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Publisher: Bantam Books
Book Type: Paperback
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This is a typically satisfying English cosy mystery for those who enjoy a puzzle and no blood or gore. Crook is a slightly arrogant and unsympathetic main character, but the writing is well done and the story gives a bit of a peek into English country life during the WWII. Nothing spectacular, but an okay way to pass some time.