Man in the Queue

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 29, 1995 - Fiction - 254 pages
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The first of the author's novels starring the popular Inspector Alan Grant traces the mysterious slaying of a man waiting to see a London musical, whose neighbors in line insist they saw nothing. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
 

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A man in the queue to buy a ticket for a popular London show dies with a knife in his back . Inspector Grant investigates --a difficult case as the man is unidentified. Read full review

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Wow. I can't believe that this is the same writer who wrote Daughter of Time & The Franchise Affair. The plot is boring, the writing very uneven with too many dull descriptive passages. It was such a ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
11
Section 2
18
Section 3
34
Section 4
47
Section 5
60
Section 6
71
Section 7
81
Section 8
101
Section 10
151
Section 11
193
Section 12
207
Section 13
219
Section 14
233
Section 15
248
Section 16
255
Copyright

Section 9
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About the author (1995)

Josephine Tey began writing full-time after the successful publication of her first novel, The Man in the Queue (1929), which introduced Inspector Grant of Scotland Yard. She died in 1952, leaving her entire estate to the National Trust.

Robert Barnard (1936-2013) was awarded the Malice Domestic Award for Lifetime Achievement and the Nero Wolfe Award, as well as the Agatha and Macavity awards. An eight-time Edgar nominee, he was a member of Britain's distinguished Detection Club, and, in May 2003, he received the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for lifetime achievement in mystery writing. His most recent novel, Charitable Body, was published by Scribner in 2012.

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