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eBook Book of the Dead ePub

by John Blackburn

  • ISBN: 0709018266
  • Subcategory: Suspense and Obscurity
  • Author: John Blackburn
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd (August 1984)
  • Pages: 192
  • ePub book: 1821 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1297 kb
  • Other: docx lit lrf lrf
  • Rating: 4.1
  • Votes: 770

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Many of his books feature stock characters, including General Charles . The Sins of the Father (1979). A Beastly Business (1982). A Book of the Dead (1984). The Bad Penny (1985).

Many of his books feature stock characters, including General Charles Kirk of British Intelligence and his friends, the scientist Sir Marcus Levin and his Russian wife Tania. more than a thriller, a contemporary novel and good one"  .

When a veteran book dealer pays an exorbitant sum at auction for a copy of Men of Courage, a worthless book about famous heroic deeds. A Book of the Dead has been added to your Cart.

A Book of the Dead book. John Blackburn (1923-1993) was regarded as one of the great British mystery and thriller writers of his time

A Book of the Dead book. When a veteran book dealer pays an exorbitant sum at auction for. John Blackburn (1923-1993) was regarded as one of the great British mystery and thriller writers of his time. This first-ever reprint of A Book of the Dead (1984), his penultimate and rarest novel, includes a new introduction by Greg Gbur. He can be depended upon to sustain swift, sure, exciting, and absorbing stories. undoubtedly one of England’s best practicing novelists in the tradition of the thriller novel.

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John Blackburn A Book of the Dead.

The year is 1969, and in the British city of Randelwyck, racial tensions are simmering, the situation made worse by an acute housing shortage. But when a professor hints there may be a dangerous flaw in the blueprints, he quickly winds up dead.

This first-ever reprint of A Book of the Dead (1984), his penultimate and rarest novel, includes a new introduction by Greg Gbur.

A Book of the Dead (1984) is Blackburn’s second-to-last novel, and it is a murder mystery set in the world of used book sellers

A Book of the Dead (1984) is Blackburn’s second-to-last novel, and it is a murder mystery set in the world of used book sellers. When a longtime book trader turns up dead after paying a ridiculous amount of money for an obscure and unimportant nonfiction adventure book called Men of Courage, his friend Tom Payne suspects foul play. With the help of the lovely heiress Janet Vale and the obnoxious and egotistical adventurer J. Moldon-Mott, he begins an investigation not only into the circumstances of the death but into history of the seemingly uninteresting book.

The Book of the Dead. Further Information John Blackburn, born 26 June 1923 in Northumberland England. His man series character is General Charles Kirk. Several of the titles mentioned have alternative titles in America. Some of the books listed here do lean towards the suspense and espionage genre. Classic Crime Fiction. Books Bought Bibliographies Dust Jackets.

Find nearly any book by John Blackburn. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over 100,000 booksellers. ISBN 9780224014175 (978-0-224-01417-5) Hardcover, Vintage/Ebury (A Division of Random House Group), 1978. Find signed collectible books: 'Dead Man's Handle'.