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A first UK edition hardback with a stated This First World Edition published 2020 in Great Britain by Severn House Publishers. Pictorial boards. Read once very carefully. The dust jacket is un-priced which is the norm now for Severn House books but it has some slight damage to the top edge caused in transit from the publisher. Please see photos. The damage is most visible on the inside of the dust jacket.
A Gaslight Mystery – Book Three featuring Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins.
SYNOPSIS: “August 1856. Wilkie Collins and Charles Dickens are spending the summer at Knebworth House, the magnificent Hertfordshire home of fellow writer, Lord Edward Bulwer-Lytton, where they are putting on a charity performance of one of Lord Edgeware’s most successful plays. But the dress rehearsal is disrupted by the discovery of a body lying in the centre of the stage, shot to death.
With everyone involved in the play falling under suspicion, the two writer-sleuths feel compelled to investigate. But their enquiries unearth a number of scandalous secrets lurking among the writers, artists and actors assembled at Knebworth. Secrets that stretch back almost twenty years. Secrets that will have devastating consequences for the present…”
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