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Death of a Busybody
 
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George Bellairs
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Death of a Busybody (Chief Inspector Littlejohn #3)

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Hardcover, 214 pages
Published 1943 by Macmillan Company (first published January 1st 1942)
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Susan
It's not so hard to beat Inspector Littlejohn to the solution when he's sent to the little village of Hilary Magna to investigate the death of a local woman. Although there's a war on, it doesn't seem to have impinged on the tiny Sussex town yet. Miss Tither may have been killed because her hectoring irritated someone too much, or because her snoopiness found a secret that someone wanted hidden. There are a number of quaint characters.
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AKA Hilary Landon.
George Bellairs is the nom de plume of Harold Blundell, a crime writer and bank manager born in Heywood, near Rochdale, Lancashire, who settled in the Isle of Man on retirement. He wrote more than 50 books, most featuring the series' detective Inspector Littlejohn. He also wrote four novels under the alternative pseudonym Hilary Landon.
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