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Murder by matchlight

Lorac, E. C. R. 1894-1958 (author.). Lorac, E. C. R. 1894-1958 Container of (Work) : Permanent Policeman. (Added Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781464210938
  • ISBN: 1464210934
  • Physical Description: print
    240 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First U.S. Edition.
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Poisoned Pen Press, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published in 1945 by Collins. "Permanent Policeman" was first published in MacKill's Mystery Magazine, March 1953.
Summary, etc.: "London, 1945. The capital is shrouded in the darkness of the blackout, and mystery abounds in the parks after dusk. During a stroll through Regent's Park, Bruce Mallaig witnesses two men acting suspiciously around a footbridge. In a matter of moments, one of them has been murdered; Mallaig's view of the assailant but a brief glimpse of a ghastly face in the glow of a struck match. The murderer's noiseless approach and escape seems to defy all logic, and even the victim's identity is quickly thrown into uncertainty. Lorac's shrewd yet personable C.I.D. man MacDonald must set to work once again to unravel this near-impossible mystery" --
Subject: Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Police -- England -- Fiction
Blackouts in war -- Fiction
Regent's Park (London, England) -- Fiction
London (England) -- 20th century -- Fiction
Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction.

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