Death in the Wasteland

Death in the Wasteland

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A murder and a missing body interrupt a getaway in the south of France...Waldo and Averil Keelagher's holiday is ruined when Waldo's unbearable uncle joins them in the south of France. Not long after their arrival on the Riviera, however, they're relieved of their unwelcome guest when Waldo finds Uncle George dead in the wasteland of the Estérel.Panicking, the couple pack the body into the back of their car and rush to the nearest police station in Cannes. Things take a turn for the peculiar when, after reporting the crime, the couple return to the car to find it has been stolen - with George's body still inside.Superintendent Littlejohn, who happens to be on holiday nearby, soon finds himself caught up in one of his most complicated and unorthodox cases yet... 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'George Bellairs never lets his readers down' - ★★★★★ Amazon Review'Just what you need your on holiday' - ★★★★★ Amazon Review'Cracking read, highly recommended.' - ★★★★★ Amazon Review
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Product details

  • Paperback | 218 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 13mm | 281g
  • IPSO Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1911295578
  • 9781911295570
  • 1,123,542

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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66 ratings
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3 26% (17)
2 2% (1)
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