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Death of a Chancellor

David Dickinson

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ISBN 10: 1841197785 / ISBN 13: 9781841197784
Published by Constable, 2005
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Title: Death of a Chancellor

Publisher: Constable

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

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England, 1901, and the cathedral in the town of Compton in the west of England is preparing to celebrate a very special anniversary, one thousand years of Christian worship. But a few weeks before the main ceremonies at Easter, the chancellor, a high official of the cathedral, dies in mysterious circumstances. No one, except the doctor and the undertaker, is allowed to view the corpse. It soon transpires that the Chancellor was one of the richest men in England and his sister suspects foul play - so that discreet and well bred investigator Lord Francis Powerscourt is asked to look into the case. As Powerscourt paces the ancient cloisters and listens to evensong from the choir stalls, he begins to suspect that a terrible secret lies hidden in the cathedral, and that it might have something to do with the anniversary. Then there is a truly dreadful incident - the dead body of one of the choristers is discovered, turning and turning on the great spit in the Vicars Hall kitchen. Both Powerscourt and his wife Lady Lucy are to be at risk of their lives before he uncovers the astonishing secret of Compton Minster and unmasks a brutal killer. With narrative skill and a real understanding of the period, David Dickinson takes us once again into a past that is in many ways more exciting and more dangerous than our own time.

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David Dickinson was born in Dublin. After receiving a first class honours degree in Classics from Cambridge he joined the BBC where he became editor of Newsnight and Panorama as well as being series editor on Monarchy, a three part programme on the current state and future prospects of the British royal family.

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