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The Mystery of the Deadly Double (Alfred Hitchcock and The Three Investigators #28)

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The Three Investigators foil a plot to kidnap the son of a political leader in an African colony.
Hardcover, 147 pages
Published October 12th 1978 by Random House Books for Young Readers (first published 1978)
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When Jupiter is kidnapped by mistake, in an attempt by political extremists to unseat the liberal Prime Minister of Nanda, an African nation, the boys are thrust into a tale of international intrigue. Aiding two agents from the Nandan trade mission, it appears that the Prime Minister’s son Ian has gone missing - he and Jupiter are exact doubles (apart from one cleverly revealed thing) - and the kidnappers need him to force his father to stand down. This rockets along, with some thrilling set pie ...more
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One of the last of the good 3I stories. A wonderful read with great characterisation and Alfred Hitchcock making a great quip at the end. This book is excellent.
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Auch in papierform ganz schön. Natürlich nicht mit dem Hörspiel vergleichbar. Allein des fehlenden Titelsongs wegen...
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Real name: Dennis Lynds.
Beginning in 1968 with The Mystery of the Moaning Cave and ending in 1989 with Hot Wheels, Dennis Lynds wrote fourteen novels under the pen name William Arden for the juvenile detective series The Three Investigators, which was originated by Robert Arthur, Jr.. Under this same name, he also wrote five novels featuring private eye Kane Jackson, a former military policeman wh
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