Gladys Mitchell The Saltmarsh Murders

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The Saltmarsh Murders

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Noel Wells, curate in the sleepy village of Saltmarsh, likes to spend his time dancing in the study with the vicar's niece, until one day the vicar's unpleasant wife discovers her unmarried housemaid is pregnant and trouble begins. It is left to Noel to call for the help of sometimes detective and full-time Freudian Mrs Bradley, who sets out on an unnervingly unorthodox investigation into the mysterious pregnancy, and investigation that also takes in smuggling, the village lunatic, a missing corpse, a public pillory, an exhumation and, of course, a murderer.

Mrs Bradley is easily one of the most memorable personalities in crime fiction, and in this classic whodunnit she proves that some English villages can be murderously peaceful.

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Gladys Mitchell was an English schoolteacher and the author of more than sixty novels featuring her unconventional heroine, Mrs. Bradley. She was an early member of The Detection Club, alongside Agatha Christie, G.K. Chesterton and Dorothy L. Sayers.


"The marvel is that although Miss Mitchell has been so prolific, she has also been so good" -- Edmund Crispin "The Great Gladys" -- Philip Larkin "Mrs. Bradley is easily one of the most memorable personalities" * Next Read *

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