A man is found dead on a train with an empty bottle of whisky beside him. The case is investigated by Inspector Grant whose trip to the Western Highlands had begun as a much-needed holiday. He has one mysterious clue - a poem scribbled on the dead man's newspaper.
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"Has all the Tey magic and delight." ( San Francisco Chronicle)
"Beautifully written and insistently readable." ( New York Times)
"Josephine Tey has always been absoluteely reliable in producing original and mysterious plots with interesting characters and unguessable endings" ( Spectator)
"Really first class... a continual delight" ( Times Literary Supplement)
A classic mystery from the Golden Age of detective fiction.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # PL00822522B
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Book Description Penguin Books, UK, 1977. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. 7th Printing. Spine has light reading creases, name and date on first page, otherwise a clean copy with square corners and no edge wear. A Penguin Crime Classic first published in 1952. On his way to Scotland for a well-earned rest, Inspector Alan Grant learns that a fellow traveller, Charles Martin, has been found dead. The circumstances point to death by misadventure, and the police are content with the verdict. But Grant is not so sure. Size: 4.5 x 7 "202 Pages. Bookseller Inventory # 41759
Book Description Penguin Crime, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good. Leaves tanned. Generally a very sound and readable unannotated copy. Dispatched by established Cambridge UK bookseller. Bookseller Inventory # L97638