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Classics in murder

Classics in murder

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Published by Xanadu, Distributed by WHS Distributors in London, Leicester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murder -- Miscellanea.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with a introduction and notes by Robert Meadley.
    SeriesStrange but true ;, 1
    ContributionsMeadley, Robert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6515 .C42 1984
    The Physical Object
    Pagination284 p. ;
    Number of Pages284
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2988783M
    ISBN 100947761012
    LC Control Number84242166

      The nights are growing longer; the days have become chillier. Which means it's the perfect time to dive into a good, thick classic mystery novel. With murder, drama, and chaos aplenty, these old Author: Melissa Ragsdale.


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