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The Chinese Shawl By Patricia Wentworth

The Chinese Shawl
by Patricia Wentworth

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Acclaimed crime classics, beautifully repackaged for a new generation of fans.
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The Chinese Shawl Summary


The Chinese Shawl by Patricia Wentworth

Tanis Lyle was one of those passionate women who always get their own way. Her cousin Laura hated her. Most women did. But men found her irresistible and she used them mercilessly.



So when Tanis was found murdered there seemed to be any number of suspects on hand.



But Miss Silver had her own suspicions . . .

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The Chinese Shawl Reviews


A particular favourite * Andrew Taylor *
A particular favourite * Andrew Taylor *
Miss Silver is marvellous * Daily Mail *
. . . some of the best examples of the British country-house murder mystery * Alfred Hitchcock magazine *
Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot * Manchester Evening News *
Miss Wentworth is a first rate story-teller * Daily Telegraph *
You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver * Observer *
Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious, her characterization acute, her solution satisfying * The Scotsman *
Patricia Wentworth has created a great detective in Miss Silver, the little old lady who nobody notices, but who in turn notices everything * Paula Gosling *

About Patricia Wentworth


Patricia Wentworth was born in Uttarakhand, India but as a young girl moved to London to study at Blackheath High School for Girls. After writing several romances she turned her hand to crime fiction. She wrote dozens of bestselling mysteries before her death in 1961, and is recognised as one of the mistresses of classic crime fiction.

Additional information

GOR000721645
The Chinese Shawl by Patricia Wentworth
Patricia Wentworth
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
1989-11-01
288
0340108991
9780340108994
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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