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Beware of the Trains (1953) [Collection]
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Series: Gervase Fen

Summary (From the publisher):

  • Who burglarized the train heading for Victoria Station, and whatever became of its conductor?
  • Did the village idiot or Mrs. Foley murder the mean-spirited Edgar Foley, or could the constable be responsible for the devious deed ?
  • Who on earth will be able to untangle the affair of the disappearing car, the black necktie, and the abortive theft?

Enter Gervase Fen, Oxford professor and sometime super-sleuth, an expert at solving cases that baffle even the most astute policemen. These sixteen short classics by a master of the modern detective story will test your crime-solving abilities as well; Edmund Crispin has provided all the clues you need to detect the solution, using logic and common sense. Can you meet the challenge?

  • Beware of the Trains
  • Humbleby Agonistes
  • The Drowning of Edgar Foley
  • "Lacrimae Rerum"
  • Within the Gates
  • Abhorrèd Shears
  • The Little Room
  • Express Delivery
  • A Pot of Paint
  • The Quick Brown Fox
  • Black for a Funeral
  • The Name on the Window
  • The Golden Mean
  • Otherwhere
  • The Evidence for the Crown
  • Deadlock

Original title: Beware of the Trains
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionCrime and MysteryDetective Story and Detectives

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  • 14 of the 16 stories feature Gervase Fen

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Beware of the Trains (1953)
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Language: English

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Beware of the Trains (1953)

ISBN: 0140058346

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