The Castleford Conundrum

The Castleford Conundrum

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By (author) J J Connington

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  • Publisher: Coachwhip Publications
  • Format: Paperback | 308 pages
  • Dimensions: 152mm x 229mm x 18mm | 454g
  • Publication date: 27 February 2012
  • ISBN 10: 1616461144
  • ISBN 13: 9781616461140
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 754,164

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"One of the very best of the Connington country house mysteries . . . is The Castleford Conundrum. In this tale the author does an extremely effective job of portraying an odious, stupid woman, Winifred Castleford, and her detestable, sponging in-laws. Even her seemingly sympathetic second husband, Philip Castleford, is offhandedly dismissed with contempt by Clinton Driffield as a cringing weakling. Only Philip's daughter (and Winifred's stepdaughter), Hillary, is portrayed by the author with real sympathy. If one desires to read a novel with a houseful of scheming, contemptible relations and a cleverly arranged murder of the one person with all the money-and what fan of classical English mystery does not-one could not do better than to choose The Castleford Conundrum." (From the Introduction.)

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