Fleming, Joan Death of a Sardine

ISBN 13: 9780006115984

Death of a Sardine

2.67 avg rating
( 3 ratings by GoodReads )
9780006115984: Death of a Sardine

Brigadier Warrington thinks of himself as a well-moneyed playboy. His main wish is to please his son Tom, but his main desire is unsuitable women. This time it's Irma, a mysterious adventuress, unfortunately married to a certain militant Herr Gantzenhausen.

When Tom arrives at his father's villa at Trigoso he takes an immediate dislike to Irma. Then there's the threatened appearance of her husband that hangs like thunder round the villa and reduces its inhabitants to a state of siege. The murder comes almost as a relief . . .

'One of the funniest moments of truth in recent fiction' Financial Times

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

Twice CWA Gold Dagger award-winner

About the Author:

Joan Fleming was one of the most original and literate crime writers of her generation. Born in Lancashire and educated at Lausanne University she became the wife of a Harley Street eye surgeon and mother of four, and was already a successful children's author before she turned to crime. She is the author of over thirty novels and won the CWA Gold Dagger in 1962 for When I Grow Rich and again in 1970 for Young Man, I Think You're Dying. The Deeds of Dr Deadcert was made into the 1958 film Rx for Murder.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:

Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want