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The Resource Thirteen guests, J. Jefferson Farjeon ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards

Thirteen guests, J. Jefferson Farjeon ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards

Label
Thirteen guests
Title
Thirteen guests
Statement of responsibility
J. Jefferson Farjeon ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards
Title variation
13 guests
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a fine autumn weekend, Lord Aveling hosts a hunting party at his country house, Bragley Court. Among the guests are an actress, a journalist, an artist, and a mystery novelist. The unlucky thirteenth is John Foss, injured at the local train station and brought to the house to recuperate--but John is nursing a secret of his own. Soon events take a sinister turn when a painting is mutilated, a dog stabbed, and a man strangled. Death strikes more than one of the house guests, and the police are called. Detective Inspector Kendall's skills are tested to the utmost as he tries to uncover the hidden past of everyone at Bragley Court. This country-house mystery is a forgotten classic of 1930s crime fiction by one of the most undeservedly neglected of golden age detective novelists
Member of
Theme
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10446749
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1883-1955
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Farjeon, J. Jefferson
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Edwards, Martin
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
British Library Crime Classics
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  • Murder
  • Country homes
  • Country homes
  • Murder
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
Thirteen guests, J. Jefferson Farjeon ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in London in 1936 by Collins
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn907205851
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First US Trade Paperback Edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9781464204890
Lccn
2015938525
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)907205851
Label
Thirteen guests, J. Jefferson Farjeon ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards
Publication
Note
Originally published in London in 1936 by Collins
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn907205851
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First US Trade Paperback Edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9781464204890
Lccn
2015938525
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)907205851

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