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A Hearse on May-Day

A Hearse on May-Day

by Gladys Mitchell

Publisher Michael Joseph

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About the book

Fenella, great-niece to the unorthodox psychoanalyst and sleuth Mrs Bradley, unwittingly stumbles upon a pagan ritual in the sleepy village of Seven Wells. When the village's pub landlord disappears, Fenella calls on her great aunt's expert advice to help her unravel the developing mysteries. Why was the squire of the village stabbed in the back? And what is the secret of the five skeletons in the crypt?

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About the Author

Gladys Mitchell

For many years, Gladys MItchell taught History and English, swimming and games. She retired from this work in 1950, but became so bored withour the constant stimulus and irritation of teaching that she accepted a post at a school in Staines, where she taught English and History, wrote the annual school play, and coached hurdling.

Her first crime novel featuring Mrs. Bradley was published in 1929, when Gladys Mitchell was 28. Gladys went on to be published until 1983 when she died. She wrote 65 Mrs. Bradley novels, a number of children’s books and several books under the pseudonyms Malcolm Torrie and Stephen Hookaby.

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    All of our books that have a dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.

  • Book Condition & Notes

    Good first edition, with some damage to the page block along top edge. Several pages have been pushed into book and slightly torn. In near-fine unclipped dust jacket with several light surface markings to back cover.

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