Cup and the Lip (Crime club)

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Why, on a wet and stormy night, did the old and very ill novelist Dan Braile decide to take a walk? When he doesn't come back his family are at first reluctant to call the police, but they become steadily more tense as the evidence points towards a horrifying conclusion. Not that his family would be sorry to see him disappear. And added to that are claims he'd made about someone trying to poison him. Under the strain their united front begins to crack ...'A consummate professional in clever plotting, characterisation and atmosphere' Washington Post

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Why, on a wet and stormy night, did the not only old, but very ill novelist Dan Braile decide to take a walk? The problems really begin when he doesn't come back. Most of his family wouldn't be sorry to see him disappear. Added to that are claims he'd made about someone trying to poison him.

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Elizabeth Ferrars 1907-1995 One of the most distinguished crime writers of her generation, Elizabeth Ferrars was born in Rangoon and came to Britain at the age of six. She was a pupil at Bedales school between 1918 and 1924, studied journalism at London University and published her first crime novel, Give a Corpse a Bad Name, in 1940, the year that she met her second husband, academic Robert Brown. Highly praised by critics, her brand of intelligent, gripping mysteries beloved by readers, she wrote over seventy novels and was also published (as E. X. Ferrars) in the States, where she was equally popular. Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine described her as as 'the writer who may be the closest of all to Christie in style, plotting and general milieu', and the Washington Post called her 'a consummate professional in clever plotting, characterization and atmosphere'. She was a founding member of the Crime Writer's Association, who, in the early 1980s, gave her a lifetime achievement award.

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Ferrars, Elizabeth
Published by HarperCollins Distribution Services (1975)
ISBN 10: 0002311461 ISBN 13: 9780002311465
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