Blake, Nicholas The Sad Variety

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The Sad Variety

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9780099565628: The Sad Variety

A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY

The government's security department have asked private detective Nigel Strangeways to keep a discreet eye on Professor Alfred Wagley, a research scientist who is spending the Christmas holidays in the South-West of England. But someone else is also very interested in the professor and his work, and when his young daughter is kidnapped, Nigel finds himself in a race to avert a tragedy.

A Nigel Strangeways murder mystery - the perfect introduction to the most charming and erudite detective in Golden Age crime fiction.

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"The Nicholas Blake books are something quite by themselves in English detective fiction" (Elizabeth Bowen)

"His plots are ingenious" ( Times Literary Supplement)

"A master of detective fiction" ( Daily Telegraph)

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Private detective Nigel Strangeways is asked by the government to keep a discreet eye on a top research scientist, but soon discovers someone else is very interested in the man and his work... The fifteenth Nigel Strangeways mystery.

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