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The Twenty Third Man by Gladys Mitchell Synopsis

A brief synopsis and review of The Twenty Third Man by Gladys Mitchell

There they sat round a table in a cave near the top of a mountain on the island of Hombres Muerios - the twenty-three dead kings, masked, embalmed, and clad in their robes of state.
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Ronald A Knox - Still Dead - Book Review

STILL DEAD is a detective-story by a rare writer who is not only a master of the craft but is also a master of the English, language. Set in Scotland, it tells how young Colin Reiver, recklessly driving a new sports car, is responsible for a fatal accident to a child, but is acquitted at law.

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Richard Hull The Ghost it Was Synopsis

Gregory Spring-Benson was an idle young man with no fixed desire to do anything — except possibly to drink Burgundy, for which he had a nice taste. The harsh reality of life, the necessity to do something in order to survive, he contrived to avoid by being incredibly self-centred and impervious to the criticism of his friends and the abuse of his creditors.
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