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Book Information: Dreadful Hollow, the

Dreadful Hollow, the (1953) [Novel]
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Series: Nigel Strangeways Mysteries

Summary :

Who was sending the poison-pen letters in the little village of Prior's Umborne? The highstrung Rosebay Chantmerle? Her crippled sister, the dazzling Celandine? The recluse, Stanford Blick? His brother, Charles? Or the village busybody, Daniel Durdle? The arrogant financier, Sir Archibald Blick, wanted Nigel Strangeways to find outóbut then Sir Archibald was mysteriously found dead at the bottom of the dreadful hollow....

Original title: The Dreadful Hollow
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and Mystery


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Edition #1: Dreadful Hollow, the

Dreadful Hollow, the (1953)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "The Dreadful Hollow is, like its predecessors, a strikingly successful blend of straight novel writing and meticulous formal detection and deduction." Anthony Boucher, The New York Times
  • "This story of anonymous letters and queer sisters in a little village can... be read with pleasure..." The Spectator
  • "Pace unhurried, characters excellent, reasoning solid." San Francisco Chronicle
  • "Leisurely and literate." Saturday Review
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Dreadful Hollow, the (1953)

ISBN: 0060804939

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