The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia WentworthThe Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith: A Golden Age Mystery by Patricia Wentworth

The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith: A Golden Age Mystery

byPatricia Wentworth

Paperback | July 4, 2016

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“The door!” he shouted. “The door!” Every man in the room looked where Fifteen was looking. Above the water-lilies and the storks, where the top panel of the door had shown, there was a dark, empty space. The door was open.

A girl, clad only in a night dress, is found walking in her sleep. Had she heard too much? Should she be “eliminated”? Jane Smith, an impecunious and intrepid heroine, finds herself in the wrong place at the right time, swept into an adventure which will include imposture, peril, romance and… murder.

The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith, the first of Patricia Wentworth’s mystery novels, was originally published in 1923. 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

About The Author

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:The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith: A Golden Age MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.46 inPublished:July 4, 2016Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911413090

ISBN - 13:9781911413097

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