Gerry Wade had proved himself to be a champion sleeper, so the other house guests decided to play a practical joke on him. Eight loud alarm clocks were set to go off one after another. But when the morning arrives one clock was missing and the prank had backfired with tragic consequences.
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‘Her gift is pure genius.’ Observer
‘An amusing, exciting, well-written story.’ Outlook
‘All signs indicate that Mrs Christie has been reading P.G. Wodehouse, and she does it very well in spots. This is her gayest thriller and mustn’t be missed.’ BooksBook Description:
When a practical joke played on Gerry Wade involving alarm clocks turns out to be murder the case is taken up by Lady 'Bundle' Brent and Jimmy Thesiger. Trying to work out the significance of the seven clocks found at the murder scene, they come across the Seven Dials Club. However, it seems that the nightclub is also the headquarters of a secret society.
To track down the murderer Bundle must first decide just whose side the members of the society are on.
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Book Description HARPERCOLLINS, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6165419