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ISBN-10: 0486784436

ISBN-13: 9780486784434

whilst botanist Max Boyle ventures right into a little store round the nook from London's Tottenham court docket street, he is extremely joyful by means of the bibliophile treasures he reveals. yet he is much less charmed via the 2 corpses he stumbles upon in a again room. Boyle summons "The Bishop," leader Inspector Reginald F. Bishop of Scotland backyard, who in flip calls in Professor John Stubbs, a rotund beginner criminologist. The pipe-smoking, beer-drinking professor, the skeptical, world-weary Bishop, and the protesting Boyle — who might otherwise be basking within the solar at the Isles of Scilly — quickly find a net of skulduggery and darkish deeds. Fueled as a lot by means of the friction among their personalities as their enthusiasm, the crime-solving trio threads a maze throughout the city's booklet and print emporia, grappling with a puzzle more likely to baffle even the main astute armchair detectives.
Bodies in a Bookshop is loaded with a laugh sallies of wit, old fashioned and smelly observations, and droll characters. Crisp discussion retains the plot relocating at best pace. A deal with for secret enthusiasts and people who have fun with a rummage via musty bookshops, this novel is as exuberantly readable because it used to be upon its unique booklet in 1946.

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