Death in the Dentist's Chair: A Golden Age Mystery by Molly ThynneDeath in the Dentist's Chair: A Golden Age Mystery by Molly Thynne

Death in the Dentist's Chair: A Golden Age Mystery

byMolly Thynne

Paperback | September 5, 2016

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Constantine reflected on the various means dentists have at their disposal, should they wish to silence their patients …

Mr Humphrey Davenport, society dentist, has an embarrassing problem – he has managed to get locked out of his own surgery. And to make matters worse, Mrs Charles Miller is locked inside, minus her false teeth. When the door is finally opened, the patient is found with her throat cut.

Dr. Constantine, a fellow patient at the clinic, is a witness to the gruesome discovery. He lends his chess player’s brain to solving a locked room mystery with a difference, ably assisted by Detective-Inspector Arkwright. Was the murderer the theatrical Mrs Vallon? Or little Mr Cattistick, who recognized the fortune in jewels around the dead woman's neck? Or perhaps it was Sir Richard Pomfrey, the subject of an unusually venomous look from Mrs Miller shortly before her demise?

Death in the Dentist’s Chair was first published in 1932. This new edition, the first in many decades, includes an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

Mary 'Molly' Thynne was born in 1881, a member of the aristocracy, and related, on her mother's side, to the painter James McNeil Whistler. She grew up in Kensington and at a young age met literary figures like Rudyard Kipling and Henry James. Her first novel, An Uncertain Glory, was published in 1914, but she did not turn to crime fic...
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Title:Death in the Dentist's Chair: A Golden Age MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:214 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.45 inPublished:September 5, 2016Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911413597

ISBN - 13:9781911413592

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