The Old Contemptibles

by Martha Grimes

Publisher: Ballantine in New York

Written in English
Cover of: The Old Contemptibles | Martha Grimes
Published: Pages: 293 Downloads: 425
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  • Richard Jury (Fictitious character),
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

StatementMartha Grimes
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.R48998 O39 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination293 p. ;
Number of Pages293
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24948714M
ISBN 100345374568
ISBN 109780345374561
OCLC/WorldCa25284410

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Alex runs away, and Jury, required, as a suspect, to remain in London, sends old friend Melrose Plant up to the Lakes to learn what he can about the wealthy Holdsworth family, among whom Jane's death is the fourth suspicious one. Eccentric, appealing characters hold this scattershot plot together.

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