Thirteen Guests (British Library Crime Classics)

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In this classic 1930s country-house mystery, Lord Aveling hosts a weekend hunting party at Bragley Court. When a 13th guest arrives - John Foss, brought to the house after being injured at the local train station, events take a sinister turn.

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J. Jefferson Farjeon (1883-1955) was the author of more than sixty crime and thriller novels. His work was highly acclaimed in his day; Dorothy L. Sayers wrote that 'Jefferson Farjeon is quite unsurpassed for creepy skill in mysterious adventures'. Farjeon is now best known as the author of Number Seventeen, a play that was adapted for the big screen by Alfred Hitchcock. His Christmas crime novel, Mystery in White, was republished by the British Library in 2014.

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