Wycliffe And The Last Rites
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Wycliffe And The Last Rites

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A bizarre murder in a quiet Cornish village - but Wycliffe's investigation throws up more questions than answers.A bizarre murder shakes the Cornish village of Moresk. Arriving at church on Easter morning the vicar discovers the body of a woman sprawled across the chancel steps. Has the church been desecrated by a Satanist ritual? Chief Superintendent Wycliffe sees the crime more as an expression of hatred directed at others in the community, besides the dead woman.His investigation, however, is frustrated at every turn, and when another horrific murder is committed Wycliffe thinks he knows who the killer is. But can he prove it?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 110 x 172 x 20mm | 140.61g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 075284931X
  • 9780752849317
  • 322,996

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Gripping * THE TIMES * You can always count on Wycliffe...he inevitably guarantees a good story, convincing characters and appealing landsacape * FINANCIAL TIMES * First-class, old-time, hyper-ingenious whodunit * OBSERVER * Praise for the Wycliffe Cornish Detective Series:Wycliffe teases out the truth with delicate skill that leaves the reader intrigued and convinced * MAIL ON SUNDAY *show more

About W. J. Burley

W.J. Burley lived near Newquay in Cornwall, and was a schoolmaster until he retired to concentrate on his writing. His many Wycliffe novels were extremely popular and were adapted for a highly successful TV series starring Jack Shepherd. W.J. Burley died in 2002.show more

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76 ratings
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