Sing a Song of Murder: A Golden Age Mystery by Peter DraxSing a Song of Murder: A Golden Age Mystery by Peter Drax

Sing a Song of Murder: A Golden Age Mystery

byPeter Drax

Paperback | May 15, 2017

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‘The man died from wounds on the head. There was no trace of carbon in his lungs, so he must have been dead before he was put on the dump.’

The livelihood of Louie Patra depends entirely on the supply of bad men; men who climb up the face of a house; men who could pick a pocket, steal from cars, forge a signature or a five-pound note. He has a use for them all. Right now he’s planning a smash and grab on a valuable collection of silver. But when the robbery goes awry, a man ends up dead – and now the police aren’t just looking for a gang of thieves. Now it’s murder.

Sing a Song of Murder was first published in 1944, and has remained out of print until this new edition. It includes an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

‘I have the highest opinion of Peter Drax’s murder stories … The secret of Peter Drax’s success is his ability to make the circumstances as plausible as the characters are real’ Sunday Times

Eric Elrington Addis, aka 'Peter Drax', was born in Edinburgh in 1899, the youngest child of a retired Indian civil servant and the daughter of an officer in the British Indian Army. Drax attended Edinburgh University, and served in the Royal Navy, retiring in 1929. In the 1930s he began practising as a barrister, but, recalled to the ...
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Title:Sing a Song of Murder: A Golden Age MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:234 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.49 inPublished:May 15, 2017Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1911579657

ISBN - 13:9781911579656

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