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George Bellairs: Death of a Busybody

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The shapes of clustered cottages could just be discerned in the pitch darkness. The wind hissed in the leaves of the trees round the inn. A fox barked somewhere in the distance and was answered by the challenges of yard-dogs. … Continue reading

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Gil North: Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm

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At intervals along the lines of shops and offices and banks passages no wider than one man at a time could pass led off both sides of the High Street. They tunnelled the buildings and became tiny streets, cottages facing … Continue reading

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Christopher St John Sprigg: Death of an Airman

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Another lovely rediscovery from the British Library, graced with a nice vintage-feel cover by Chris Andrews. The Australian Bishop of Cootamundra turns up to start a course of flying lessons at Baston Aero Club, only to witness a tragic accident … Continue reading

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