Bones in the Wilderness

Bones in the Wilderness

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The case of a missing antiques dealer brings Scotland Yard to France...Samuel Cheever went to France in search of antiques and is never heard of again. So when Cheever's bones are discovered in the wilderness of the Camargue, Littlejohn finds himself having to navigate the company of the French police.Littlejohn and his partner, Sergeant Cromwell, throw themselves into la vie française with gusto: the sunshine, the food and, of course, the wine as the case leads them strange places and even stranger people. But when a second victim turns up dead, and Samuel Cheever's possessions are found in his home, the investigation takes a dark turn...Reviews'One of the subtlest and wittiest practitioners of the simon-pure British detective story' - The New York Times'Mr Bellairs always gives good value' - The Sunday Times'Pure British detective story' - The New York Times
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Product details

  • Paperback | 252 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 14mm | 322g
  • IPSO Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1911295543
  • 9781911295549
  • 711,192

About George Bellairs

George Bellairs: a bank manager, a talented crime author, part time journalist and Francophile. His detective stories, written in the 1940s, 50s, 60s and 70s, combine wicked crimes and classic police procedurals, set in small British communities. Best known for his Detective Littlejohn stories, he is celebrated as one Britain's crime classic greats.
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89 ratings
3.94 out of 5 stars
5 30% (27)
4 44% (39)
3 17% (15)
2 8% (7)
1 1% (1)
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