A new crime thriller featuring Superintendent George Gently, who investigates the brutal murder of a local poet. Could he have been the victim of a jealous lover? Or did his sparkling artistic performance earlier in the evening prompt a rival to commit murder? From the author of GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM, GENTLY BY THE SHORE and JACKPOT!.
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Alan Hunter was born in Hoveton, Norfolk in 1922. He left school at the age of 14 to work on his father's farm, spending his spare time sailing on the Norfolk Broads and writing nature notes for the Eastern Evening News. He also wrote poetry, some of which was published while he was in the RAF during World War II. By 1950, he was running his own book shop in Norwich and in 1956, he wrote the first of 45 George Gently novels. He died in 2005 aged 82.
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Book Description Constable, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 94769303