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A Capitol Offense
Jocelyn Davey
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A Capitol Offense

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Hardcover, 253 pages
Published 1956 by Alfred A. Knopf
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Davey (aka Chaim Raphael) models Ambrose Usher on famed philosopher Isaiah Berlin. Usher, an endlessly erudite Oxford don, is sent to his World War II stamping grounds at the Washington embassy to see why information is leaking. He doesn't expect a murder to take place at the Ambassador's Guy Fawkes day party! The local detective finds reason to suspect Usher himself, and between the various intelligence agencies involved and the FBI, Usher must use his whole barrel of tricks to bring things to ...more
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