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An adept lip-reader, the stone deaf Miss Silver is horrified when she reads the lips of two men on the far side of a spacious art gallery as they discuss their plans for a theft and a murder. Reissue.
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Patricia Wentworth was born in Uttarakhand, India but as a young girl moved to London to study at Blackheath High School for Girls. After writing several romances she turned her hand to crime fiction. She wrote dozens of bestselling mysteries before her death in 1961, and is recognised as one of the mistresses of classic crime fiction.Review:
Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller Daily Telegraph Patricia Wentworth has created a great detective in Miss Silver, the little old lady who nobody notices, but who in turn notices everything Paula Gosling ...some of the best examples of the British country-house murder mystery Alfred Hitchcock Magazine Miss Silver is marvellous Daily Mail You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver. Observer Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot Manchester Evening News
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Book Description Bantam Books. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0553248855 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW33.2223010