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Author Lorac, E. C. R., 1894-1958, author.

Title Murder by matchlight / E. C. R. Lorac ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards.

Publication Info. Naperville, IL : Poisoned Pen Press, 2019.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    M LORAC,E.C.R.    Available
 PAS Central Library Fiction, Mystery    M LORAC,E    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Fiction, Mystery    M LORAC,E    Available
1 copy being processed for PAS Central Library On Order.
1 copy being processed for PAS San Rafael Branch On Order.
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Edition First U.S. Edition.
Description 240 pages ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series British Library crime classics
British Library crime classics.
Note Originally published in 1945 by Collins. "Permanent Policeman" was first published in MacKill's Mystery Magazine, March 1953.
Summary "London, 1945. The capital is shrouded in the darkness of the blackout, and mystery abounds in the parks after dusk. During a stroll through Regent's Park, Bruce Mallaig witnesses two men acting suspiciously around a footbridge. In a matter of moments, one of them has been murdered, Mallaig's view of the assailant but a brief glimpse of a ghastly face in the glow of a struck match. The murderer's noiseless approach and escape seems to defy all logic, and even the victim's identity is quickly thrown into uncertainty."--Back cover.
Subject Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Police -- England -- Fiction.
Blackouts in war -- Fiction.
Regent's Park (London, England) -- Fiction.
London (England) -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Detective and mystery fiction.
Added Author Container of (Work) : Lorac, E. C. R., 1894-1958. Permanent Policeman
ISBN 9781464210938 (softcover) $12.95
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