The Resource Death in the tunnel, Miles Burton ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards

Death in the tunnel, Miles Burton ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards

Label
Death in the tunnel
Title
Death in the tunnel
Statement of responsibility
Miles Burton ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On a dark November evening, Sir Wilfred Saxonby is travelling alone in the 5 o'clock train from Cannon Street, in a locked compartment. The train slows and stops inside a tunnel; and by the time it emerges again minutes later, Sir Wilfred has been shot dead, his heart pierced by a single bullet. Suicide seems to be the answer, even though no reason can be found. Inspector Arnold of Scotland Yard thinks again when he learns that a mysterious red light in the tunnel caused the train to slow down. Finding himself stumped by the puzzle, Arnold consults his friend Desmond Merrion, a wealthy amateur expert in criminology. To Merrion it seems that the dead man fell victim to a complex conspiracy -- but the investigators are puzzled about the conspirators' motives, as well as their identities. Can there be a connection with Sir Wilfred's seemingly untroubled family life, his highly successful business, or his high-handed and unforgiving personality? And what is the significance of the wallet found on the corpse, and the bank notes that it contained?"--Back cover
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DLC
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1884-1964
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Burton, Miles
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
British Library crime classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Railroad travel
  • Police
  • Detective and mystery stories
Target audience
adult
Label
Death in the tunnel, Miles Burton ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9781464205811
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2015949431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 210982
  • 5554127
Label
Death in the tunnel, Miles Burton ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards
Publication
Note
Included bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
221 pages
Isbn
9781464205811
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2015949431
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • 210982
  • 5554127

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