When a body is found in a hopper of sour flour at an old mill, it turns out to be that of a small-time race-track crook from London. What he''d been doing in so unlikely a place as Lynton is the first question to baffle Chief Inspector George Gently.'
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An original Gently novel on which the prime-time BBC series starring Martin Shaw is based.About the Author:
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, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110094799903