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Smallbone deceased

Michael Gilbert

Smallbone deceased

by Michael Gilbert

  • 145 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, London , Hodder & Stoughton, 1950.

StatementMichael Gilbert.
SeriesMastercrime
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6013.I3335
The Physical Object
Pagination222p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15051033M
ISBN 100460024051
OCLC/WorldCa12501920

Smallbone Deceased: A British Library Crime Classic Michael Gilbert Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder 'A first-rate job' —New York Times 'A classic of the genre' —Guardian Horniman, Birley and Craine is a highly respected. SMALLBONE DECEASED is on both lists and I can see why. It is quite delicious, especially in the audio version delightfully narrated by Michael McStay. On one level the book is ‘just another’ puzzle that could be difficult to distinguish from a thousand other whodunnits/5(9).

Smallbone Deceased Michael Gilbert. Poisoned Pen, $ trade paper (p) ISBN Buy this book. In this ingenious reissue in the British Library Crime Classics series first. Jun 04,  · Smallbone Deceased is considered Gilbert's best novel. I certainly found it charming, witty and original. Gilbert's himself was a lawyer, and only a lawyer could have infused his story with so much authentic detail and such biting portraits of lawyers and their staff.5/5(1).

Smallbone Deceased. By: Tragic and accidental, of course, even if malicious gossip hints that Philip Skellow had been engaged in stealing books rather than acquiring knowledge when he'd slipped, banged his head, and bled to death overnight. Jan 16,  · Smallbone Deceased is a whodunit written in by Michael Gilbert — who was a practising lawyer himself. The story is set in a London law firm, Horniman, Birley and Craine, where a body is discovered in one of the large deed boxes.


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Sep 01,  · Smallbone Deceased is considered Gilbert's best novel. I certainly found it charming, witty and original. Gilbert's himself was a lawyer, and only a lawyer could have infused his story with so much authentic detail and such biting portraits of lawyers and their staff/5(37).

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Smallbone is a perfect little mystery. Smallbone is a perfect little mystery. It's billed as an Inspector Hazelrigg mystery and, indeed, the good Inspector does play a prominent role.4/5(85).

HRF Keating stated that 'Smallbone Deceased' was amongst the best crime and mystery books ever published. "The plot," wrote Keating, "is in every way as good as those of Agatha Christie at her best: as neatly dovetailed, as inherently complex yet retaining a decent credibility, and as full of cunningly-suggested red herrings."/5(2).

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Jun 03,  · Smallbone Deceased: A London Mystery (British Library Crime Classics) Paperback – 10 Jan /5(63). Smallbone Deceased: A London Mystery (British Library Crime Classics) Published June 4th by Poisoned Pen Press Paperback, pages.

Apr 15,  · Title: Smallbone Deceased (Inspector Hazelrigg #4) Author: Michael Gilbert. First published in ; reprint by British Library on 22nd January Genre: Crime and Mystery.

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When a deed box, in a highly respectable legal firm is opened and reveals a corpse, the threat of a scandal promises to wreak havoc on the firm's reputation. The partners and staff of the firm keep a watchful and suspicious eye on their colleagues, as Inspector Hazlerigg sets out to solve Mr. Smallbone's death.

Originally published in Michael Gilbert has 90 books on Goodreads with ratings. Michael Gilbert’s most popular book is Smallbone Deceased (Inspector Hazlerigg, #4). There is a shock for a fashionable firm of solicitors when, upon opening a large deed box, they find the body of one of their clients inside.

It seems the only person who could have put it there was the senior partner - but he died before the man was murdered. Smallbone Deceased. By: NOTE: For a far more erudite appreciation of Gilbert's life and work, especially this book, you can't do better than Martin Edwards' introduction.

But do it after you finish the last chapter--he gives away too many surprises. 9 people found this helpful. Jan 10,  · Smallbone Deceased by M. Gilbert,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Smallbone Deceased: M. Gilbert: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience.4/5().

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3 June Verified Purchase. Henry Bohun has just started work as a newly qualified solicitor with the reputable firm of Horniman, Birley and Craine when a body is found in a deed box.

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