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Furious Old Women (Carolus Deene #7)
Mysterious doings in a churchyard. A catalogue of crime calls this probably Bruce's wittiest and best-plotted novel to date. A very ingenious idea...a fine surprise in the last moments. The humour and wit are of a high order....
Hardcover, 50 Classics of Crime Fiction, 1950-1975
Published February 1st 1983 by Garland
(first published 1960)
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Carolus Deene is a wealthy history teacher at a boys' public school in England. His hobby is solving crimes, especially murders. When spinster Millicent Griggs is found buried in someone else's grave, her sister, Mrs Bobbin, comes to Deene looking for answers. Feisty, strong-willed and determined, Mrs Bobbin has no faith in the local constabulary (with good reason, it turns out).
"I've been pretty annoyed for years with this silliness called modern life. It irritates me to make no progress at all...more
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