What Dread Hand?: A Benvenuto Brown Mystery by Elizabeth GillWhat Dread Hand?: A Benvenuto Brown Mystery by Elizabeth Gill

What Dread Hand?: A Benvenuto Brown Mystery

byElizabeth Gill

Paperback | February 6, 2017

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Before she could touch him she saw it—the handle of a weapon sticking out between his shoulder-blades. Playwright Martin Pitt’s acclaimed new play, The Lily Flower, is having its London premiere. When the curtain rises, in attendance are the lovely Julia Dallas; Lord Charles Kulligrew; absent-minded professor Edward Milk and his opinionated spinster sister, Agatha; and Julia’s friend Benvenuto Brown, the accomplished artist and amateur sleuth. Before the evening is through, rave notices for the play will have to sit beside the reports of a grisly murder which takes place during the performance itself. Benvenuto Brown’s investigation will take him far beyond theatreland, to France and the suspected lair of an assassin …

What Dread Hand? was originally published in 1932. This new edition features an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

“Miss Gill is a consummate artist … [Her work] may be unhesitatingly recommended to detective fiction fans and others who want to be converted.” Brooklyn Eagle

Elizabeth Gill was born Elizabeth Joyce Copping in 1901, into a family including journalists, novelists and illustrators. She married for the first time, at the age of 19, to archaeologist Kenneth Codrington. Her second marriage, to artist Colin Gill, lasted until her death, at the age of only 32, in 1934, following complications from ...
Title:What Dread Hand?: A Benvenuto Brown MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.44 inPublished:February 6, 2017Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911579215

ISBN - 13:9781911579212