Inspector French: Sir John Magill's Last Journey (inspector French Mystery) by Freeman Wills Crofts

Inspector French: Sir John Magill's Last Journey (inspector French Mystery)

byFreeman Wills Crofts

Paperback | April 25, 2017

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From the Collins Crime Club archive, the sixth Inspector French novel by Freeman Wills Crofts, once dubbed 'The King of Detective Story Writers'.A MURDER MYSTERY WITHOUT A CLUEWhen Sir John Magill, the wealthy Irish industrialist, fails to show up at his home town on a well-publicised visit, neither his family nor the Belfast police can explain his disappearance. Foul play is suspected when his bloodstained hat is discovered, and Scotland Yard is called in. With his characteristic genius for reconstruction, Inspector French evolves a gruesome theory about what happened to the elderly man, but his reputation - and that of Scotland Yard - will depend on finding out who was responsible . . .

About The Author

Once dubbed 'The King of Detective Story Writers', Freeman Wills Crofts was an Irish railway engineer whose brilliant first mystery novel, The Cask, was motivated by an extended illness in 1919. Outselling Agatha Christie, and renowned for his ingenious plotting and meticulous attention to detail, Crofts followed up with The Ponson Cas...

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Title:Inspector French: Sir John Magill's Last Journey (inspector French Mystery)Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pagesPublished:April 25, 2017Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0008190739

ISBN - 13:9780008190736

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'Nobody takes more trouble to get every detail absolutely correct. This most workmanlike of sleuths unravels a really satisfying puzzle.' DAILY MAIL"A detective novel by Mr. Wills Crofts is always an event to those who know . Mr. Crofts is among the few muscular writers of detective fiction. He has never let me down."HAROLD NICOLSON, DAILY EXPRESS