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Burroughs-Saden Main - Bridgeport MYS FOWLER (Text to phone) 34000081419426 Adult Mystery Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport MYS FOWLER (Text to phone) 34000081419418 Adult Mystery Available -
Bethel Public Library MYSTERY FOWLER (Bryant & May 15) (Text to phone) 34030142393765 Adult Mystery Available -
Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe FIC FOWLER,C (Text to phone) 34026141854435 Adult Fiction Available -
Hall Memorial Library - Ellington M/FOWLER, CHRISTOPHER (Text to phone) 34037143256099 Adult Mystery Available -
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield NEW MYSTERY FOWLER (Text to phone) 32518144346197 Adult Mystery Available -
Mark Twain Library Association - Redding MYS Fow (Text to phone) 33620142409941 Adult Mystery Available -
Milford Public Library FOWLER Christopher (Text to phone) 34013144093070 Adult Fiction Available -
Oliver Wolcott Library - Litchfield FIC FOWLER, C (Text to phone) 36123132910231 Adult Fiction Available -
Plumb Memorial Library - Huntington Branch FIC FOWLER (Text to phone) 34025144116206 Adult Fiction Available -
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"Originally published in hardcover in Great Britain by Doubleday, an imprint of Transworld Publishers, London, in 2018." -- t.p. verso.
Summary, etc.: "London, 1969. With the Swinging Sixties under way, Detectives Arthur Bryant and John May find themselves caught in the middle of a good, old-fashioned manor house murder mystery. The critics are mad for Christopher Fowler, his irascible creations Bryant and May, and the Peculiar author's gift for writing classic mysteries with delightfully uncommon twists. Entertainment Weekly calls Fowler "deadpan, sly, and always unexpectedly inventive," while The Guardian admires his "splendidly eccentric characters [and] corkscrew plots." This new novel is no exception. As the Swinging Sixties paint dreary London a DayGlo rainbow, detectives Arthur Bryant and John May find themselves caught in the middle of a good old-fashioned manor house mystery. Hard to believe, but even positively ancient sleuths like Bryant and May of the Peculiar Crimes Unit were young once. or at least younger. Flashback to London 1969: mods and dolly birds, sunburst minidresses--but how long would the party last? After accidentally sinking a barge painted like the Yellow Submarine, Bryant and May are relegated to babysitting one Monty Hatton-Jones, the star prosecution witness in the trial of a disreputable developer whose prefabs are prone to collapse. The job for the demoted detectives? Keep the whistle-blower safe for one weekend. The task proves unexpectedly challenging when their unruly charge insists on attending a party at the vast estate Tavistock Hall. With falling stone gryphons, secret passageways, rumors of a mythical beast, and an all-too-real dismembered corpse, the bedeviled policemen soon find themselves with "a proper country house murder" on their hands. Trapped for the weekend, Bryant and May must sort the victims from the suspects, including a hippie heir, a missing millionaire, a blond nightclub singer, and a mystery writer--not to mention Monty himself--and nobody is quite who he or she seems to be"--
Subject: Bryant, Arthur (Fictitious character) Fiction
May, John (Fictitious character) Fiction
Police England London Fiction
Murder Investigation Fiction
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Novels.
Mystery fiction.
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