The secret of High Eldersham

by Miles Burton

Written in English
Published: Pages: 267 Downloads: 502
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Subjects:

  • Murder,
  • Investigation,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

StatementMiles Burton ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards
SeriesBritish Library crime classics, British Library crime classics
ContributionsEdwards, Martin, 1955- writer of introduction
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6037.T774
The Physical Object
Pagination267 pages, 1 unnumbered page
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27212818M
ISBN 101464205833
ISBN 109781464205835
LC Control Number2015949435
OCLC/WorldCa917342194

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Especially with that cover. This book has a curious structure in that the perspective changes from Young to Merrion at intervals, but also checks in with various bit players, such as the constable who finds the body and various others. It didn't bother me but was an.

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The Secret of High Eldersham. by Miles Burton. British Library Crime Classics (Book 0) Thanks for Sharing. You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed : Sourcebooks. ‘They’re terrible mistrustful of strangers in these parts.’ Samuel Whitehead, landlord of the Rose and Crown, is a stranger in the lonely East Anglian village of High Eldersham.

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Burton's best novels are fast-paced and crisply told, and The Secret of High Eldersham - which uncovers ancient secrets in sleepy rural England - is among the most entertaining of all his crime stories.

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Certainly Martin Edwards’ introduction makes it sound like one of the books he was keenest on getting out to a new public. High Eldersham is a small and out-of-the-way village.

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