Pursuit of a Parcel: An Ernest Lamb Mystery by Patricia WentworthPursuit of a Parcel: An Ernest Lamb Mystery by Patricia Wentworth

Pursuit of a Parcel: An Ernest Lamb Mystery

byPatricia Wentworth

Paperback | June 6, 2016

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The parcel was addressed in sprawling capitals to “Antony Rossiter, Esq. By hand.” There was no more address than that.

A sea-faring man brings an unassuming brown paper parcel to the offices of a distinguished law-firm. It soon plunges intelligence operative Antony Rossiter into the lethal underground of international espionage, military intelligence and murder.

An inexplicable prowler is disturbed in a modest London villa during a lull in the great raids; young Delia Merridew meets a young man in her moonlit garden; an unobserved parachutist drops to the earth of occupied Holland. Now Scotland Yard’s Inspector Ernest Lamb and Detective Frank Abbott must unearth the truth before an implacable enemy claims more than one life in this wartime mystery.

Pursuit of a Parcel was originally published in 1932. This new edition features an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

“When I pick up a book by Patricia Wentworth I think, now to enjoy myself—and I always do.” Mary Dell, Daily Mirror

Patricia Wentworth was born Dora Amy Elles in India in 1877 (not 1878 as has sometimes been stated). She was first educated privately in India, and later at Blackheath School for Girls. Her first husband was George Dillon, with whom she had her only child, a daughter. She also had two stepsons from her first marriage, one of whom died ...
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Title:Pursuit of a Parcel: An Ernest Lamb MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:212 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.45 inPublished:June 6, 2016Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911413031

ISBN - 13:9781911413035

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