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Cyril Hare - Death is No Sportsman
1946 UK hardback reprint published by Faber in London
A nice clean copy, sadly without dust jacket
A solid tight clean copy. Now out of print

Uncommon in hardcover

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He Should Have Died Hereafter - Cyril Hare
1958 English hardbackfirst edition, first imp[ression published by faber in London
A VG book sadly without dust jacket
A solid tight with no names or stamps etc

Synopsis - What this Story is About
John Mallett, now retired, makes an appearance in a mystery which starts in Exmoor

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Cyril Hare - An English Murder
1957 UK Penguin paperback later edition
A nicer than normal copy
A solid tight clean copy. Now out of print

A classic country house murder mystery

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With a Bare Bodkin - Cyril Hare
1954 English Penguin paperback first edition
Bit of tanning as always, and light shelf wear to edges
A solid tight reading copy. Now out of print

Synopsis - What this Story is About
WHEN it first appeared The Spectator praised this book by calling it 'One of the best detective stories published for a long time. . . . The scene is laid in a Government Department, evacuated to a distant seaside resort ... Mr Hare has drawn a picture of an uncomfortable, unhealthy, disgruntled community, which is repulsively right. The departmental procedure is horribly true; the character studies are just. . . . The naturalness of the story is emphasized by the abandonment of that moth-eaten convention of the amateur investigator. Mr Hare's detectives are ordinary policemen, neither over-wise nor cocksure, and in Mr Pettigrew he has an extra observer, a man of charm and understanding who is a genuine character creatio

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Cyril Hare - Tragedy at Law
1953 UK Penguin paperback 1st edition
Usual edge edge tan, minor wear and some scattered foxing
A solid tight reading copy. Now out of print

One of the author's best titles
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Cyril Hare - Death is No Sportsman
1955 UK Penguin paperback first edition
A solid, tightly bound period copy. Now out of print
Minor rubs and usual light tan - a solid copy

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Tenant for Death
1955 English Penguin softcoverk 1st edition
A nice solid copy, no names etc
A little light edge tanning and minor wear to cover edges
A solid copy of one of the authors most regarded books

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Cyril Hare - When the Wind Blows
1955 English Penguin paperback first edition
A solid reading copy, usual paper tan
A bit of wear to cover edges
A superb read first published in 1949

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Cyril Hare - He Should Have Died Hereafter
1960 UK Penguin paperback 1st edition
Bit of paper ageing, clean and tidy book
A solid tight reading copy. Now out of print
A dead face stared blindly at him from the heather !

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Cyril Hare - An English Murder
1951 UK hardcover first edition, first impression, Faber London
A VG+ book in VG indeed dustwrapper
NO names or inscriptions etc, clean and tight
The jacket is unclipped, shallow chips to spine top
Clean and bright, great artwork
Overall a nice copy
A murder takes place at Warbeck Hall around christmas time, everyon ein the castle become snowbound!
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Cyril Hare - Suicide Excepted
1956 UK Penguin paperback first edition
A clean, tightly bound and attractive period copy. Now out of print
Light tan but a nicer copy than is usually found with these paperbacks
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Brief Biography
HARE, Cyril. Pseudonym for Alfred Alexander Gordon Clark. British. Born in Mickleham, Surrey, 4 September 1900. Educated at Rugby School, Warwickshire; New College, Oxford, B.A. (honours) in history; Inner Temple, London: called to the Bar, 1924. Married Mary Barbara Lawrence in 1933; one son and two daughters. Joined firm of Ronald Oliver and practiced in civil and criminal courts; Temporary Officer. Ministry of Economic Warfare, 1940, and Temporary Legal Assistant, Director of Public Prosecutions Department, 1940-45; County Court Judge, Surrey, 1950-58. Died 25 Angust 1958.

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