A mystery set in the quiet and respectable market town of Flaxborough and featuring the pertinacious Inspector Purbright. Other books in the series include "Bump in the Night" and "Naked Guns".
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Colin Watson was born in 1920. He worked as a journalist but was most famous for his twelve 'Flaxborough' novels, set in a small fictional town in England. Four of the 'Flaxborough' novels were adapted for television by the BBC under the series title Murder Most English and Watson's Detective Inspector Purbright remains one of the most intellectual detectives in the crime genre. Colin Watson died in 1983.
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Book Description Methuen Publishing Ltd, 1972. Book Condition: Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP97110666
Book Description Methuen Publishing Ltd, 1972. Book Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 0413450201-2-4
Book Description Methuen Publishing Ltd. Hardcover. Book Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Bookseller Inventory # 2809687466
Book Description Methuen Publishing Ltd, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 1972 Eyre Methuen Hardcover 1st Edition 1st Impression. Very good+ clean tight binding in very good+ unclipped dustjacket. Wonderful jacket design as shown. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1494156747892
Book Description Eyre Methuen Publishing Ltd, London, 1972. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. First edition. " First published 1972" stated. ( no subsequent printings mentioned). A FINE book in NEAR FINE jacket( trace of rubbing to top edge of jacket at front panel). Price still present on jacket. A surprisingly scarce book in the popular "Flaxborough" series. Pictures on request. Bookseller Inventory # JD4399