Come Away, Death (Mrs Bradley)

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A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY

Rediscover Gladys Mitchell – one of the 'Big Three' female crime fiction writers alongside Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers.

Sir Rudri Hopkinson, an eccentric amateur archaeologist, is determined to recreate ancient rituals at the temple of Eleusis in Greece in the hope of summoning the goddess Demeter. He gathers together a motley collection of people to assist in the experiment, including a rival scholar, a handsome but cruel photographer and a trio of mischievous children. But when one of the group disappears, and a severed head turns up in a box of snakes, the superlative detective and psychoanalyst Mrs Bradley is called upon to investigate...

Opinionated, unconventional, unafraid... If you like Poirot and Miss Marple, you’ll love Mrs Bradley.

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"Mitchell's heroine... interrogates the suspects with razor sharp wit and uncompromising intellect" ( Scotsman)

"Mitchell piles the characters in right at the beginning, giving us a host of middle-class children, teens and middle-aged scholars, full of authentic slang of the period... She is more intellectually demanding than Christie, less aristocratic than Sayers" (Lesley McDowell Herald)

"Miss Mitchell is certainly the most perfect and pellucid prose-writer in crime ficiton" (Edmund Crispin)

"Gladys Mitchell can always be relied upon for a packed and meaty novel, and an intelligent one at that" ( Guardian)

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READ ALL AGATHA CHRISTIE? TRY A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY.

Ancient rituals...a severed head...a classic murder mystery from one of the queens of Golden Age crime fiction.

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