Corpse in a gilded cage

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Scribner, 1984 - Fiction - 211 pages
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Murder is the result when Perce Spender, a common, unassuming worker, unexpectedly finds himself the Earl of Ellesmere and owner of a grand estate

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User Review  - Condorena - LibraryThing

I wonder what my reaction to inheriting a grand estate would be. Would I prefer my own cozy home. That is how the unexpected 12th Earl of Ellesmere and his wife felt. Percy Spender was willing to ... Read full review

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This is a nice, solid British mystery, set in a Stately Home but with an unusual cast of characters for one of those (odd things happen when distant relatives inherit). It's full of the kind of dry ... Read full review

Contents

CHAPTER PAGE 1 Chetton Hall
1
The Countesss Mile
8
Sir Philips Staircase
16
Copyright

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About the author (1984)

British writer, Robert Barnard was born in 1936 in Essex, England. Prior to becoming a full-time writer, he was a professor. He writes primarily mystery novels. His most recent novels include "A Cry from the Dark," "The Bones in the Attic," "The Mistress of Alderley," and "Unholy Dying." His works has earned him numerous awards. Among them are the Nero Wolfe, Anthony, Agatha, Edgar and Macavity Awards. In 2003, he won the CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for a lifetime of achievement. Barnard currently resides in Leeds, England.

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