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The Santa Klaus Murder (Paperback): Mavis Doriel Hay

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The Santa Klaus Murder (Paperback)

Mavis Doriel Hay

Series: British Library Crime Classics

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Aunt Mildred declared that no good could come of the Melbury family Christmas gatherings at their country residence Flaxmere. So when Sir Osmond Melbury, the family patriarch, is discovered - by a guest dressed as Santa Klaus - with a bullet in his head on Christmas Day, the festivities are plunged into chaos. Nearly every member of the party stands to reap some sort of benefit from Sir Osmond's death, but Santa Klaus, the one person who seems to have every opportunity to fire the shot, has no apparent motive. Various members of the family have their private suspicions about the identity of the murderer, and the Chief Constable of Haulmshire, who begins his investigations by saying that he knows the family too well and that is his difficulty, wishes before long that he understood them better. In the midst of mistrust, suspicion and hatred, it emerges that there was not one Santa Klaus, but two. The Santa Klaus Murder is a classic country-house mystery that is now being made available to readers for the first time since its original publication in 1936.

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Imprint: The British Library Publishing Division
Country of origin: United Kingdom
Series: British Library Crime Classics
Release date: November 2013
First published: November 2013
Authors: Mavis Doriel Hay
Dimensions: 190 x 132 x 21mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 288
ISBN-13: 978-0-7123-5712-8
Categories: Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Crime & mystery
Books > Fiction > Special features > Classic fiction
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LSN: 0-7123-5712-2
Barcode: 9780712357128

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