The Chinese Shawl

The Chinese Shawl

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Tanis Lyle was one of those passionate women who always get their own way. Her cousin Laura hated her. Most women did. But men found her irresistible and she used them mercilessly.



So when Tanis was found murdered there seemed to be any number of suspects on hand.



But Miss Silver had her own suspicions . . .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 114 x 177 x 19mm | 184g
  • Hodder Paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • n/a
  • 0340108991
  • 9780340108994
  • 125,666

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Patricia Wentworth has created a great detective in Miss Silver, the little old lady who nobody notices, but who in turn notices everything * Paula Gosling * Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious, her characterization acute, her solution satisfying * The Scotsman * You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver * Observer * Miss Wentworth is a first rate story-teller * Daily Telegraph * Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot * Manchester Evening News * . . . some of the best examples of the British country-house murder mystery * Alfred Hitchcock magazine * Miss Silver is marvellous * Daily Mail * A particular favourite * Andrew Taylor * A particular favourite * Andrew Taylor *
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About Patricia Wentworth

Patricia Wentworth was born in Uttarakhand, India but as a young girl moved to London to study at Blackheath High School for Girls.

After writing several romances she turned her hand to crime fiction. She wrote dozens of bestselling mysteries before her death in 1961, and is recognised as one of the mistresses of classic crime fiction.
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