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DEATH IN THE TUNNEL

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  • Author: Miles BURTON
  • Publisher: British Library
  • Published: 2016
  • Description: Softback, Fine
  • Dust Jacket Condition: No dustjacket
  • Edition: Re-issue
  • ISBN-13: 9780712356411
  • Ref: 11666
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This is a first printing of the British Library re-issue B format paperback (130 x 198 mm). Introduction by Martin Edwards. The title was originally published in 1936 by Collins. Read once very carefully.  Miles Burton was a pseudonym of Cecil Street, who also wrote under the name John Rhode.

SYNOPSIS:  “On a dark November evening, Sir Wilfred Saxonby is travelling alone in the 5 o’clock train from Cannon Street, in a locked compartment.  The train slows and stops inside a tunnel; and by the time it emerges again minutes later, Sir Wilfred has been shot dead, his heart pierced by a single bullet.  Suicide seems to be the answer, even though no reason can be found,  Inspector Arnold of Scotland Yard things again when he learns that a mysterious red light in the tunnel caused the train to slow down…”

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