A Mysterious Affair of Style : A Sequel, Paperback

A Mysterious Affair of Style : A Sequel Paperback

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London, 1946: An actress is murdered, not just on camera but in full view of a crowded film set.

Only six people had an opportunity to administer the poison yet not one of them had a conceivable motive.

As Evadne Mount, bestselling crime novelist, discovers, however, all six did have a motive for committing another, earlier, still unsolved murder yet, on that occasion, not one of them had the opportunity.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Crime & mystery
  • ISBN: 9780571239474



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Another sutble pastiche of an Agatha Christie novel. Ten years after they first met a chance encounter at the Ritz brings Chief Inspector Trubshaw and Evadne Mount together again and they are soon drawn into a murder investigation after an actress dies on a film set before their eyes. Set in just after WWII the book is littered with historical references and a a sly send up of Hitchcock. Superb.