Some die eloquent

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Published for the Crime Club by Doubleday, Mar 1, 1980 - Fiction - 195 pages
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Beatrice Wansdyke, an elderly chemistry teacher, dies under suspicious circumstances and with $500,000 in her bank account, and Detective Inspector C. D. Sloan moves into the case

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User Review  - rretzler - LibraryThing

Beatrice Wansdyke, chemistry mistress at an all girl’s school in Berebury, England, is found dead in her home due to complications from diabetes, from which she had suffered for many years. Her only ... Read full review

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As this, the 8th installment opens, a schoolteacher has died, apparently of natural causes. So why are the police interested? It turns out that there is something along the order of a small fortune in ... Read full review


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About the author (1980)

Catherine Aird is the author of some twenty crime novels and story collections, most of which feature Detective Chief Inspect C.D. Sloan. She holds an honorary M.A. from the University of Kent and was made an M.B.E. Her more recent works are "Little Knell" (St. Martin's Minotaur, 2001) and "Stiff News" (St. Martin's Minotaur, 1999). She lives in Sturry, Kent in England.