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Murder, politics and Nazi sympathisers – Arthur Crook has his detection skills pushed to the limit., with a most unlikely conspirator…
Classic crime from one of the greats of the Detection Club


‘The lobby of the House of Commons was very full on the momentous afternoon that Miss Sarah Bennett, a composed and amused spinster, torn from her happy obscurity by an energetic and enterprising Minister of Labour, came from the Temporary Pass Office, up the stairs, through a corridor lined with effigies of the great . . .’

Arthur Crook, and valiant conspirator Miss Sarah Bennett, secretary to Allen Wilkinson Stout MP, adventure through murders, Nazi incitement and parliamentary happenings to save a wing commander arrested for murder.

Reviews

If there is one author whose books need to be widely available, it is Gilbert
Inkquilletc.blogspot
No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant
SUNDAY EXPRESS
Anthony Gilbert shared with other successful crime writers a combination of writing talent and clever plotting skills necessary to make it in detective fiction's Golden Age ... Along with Agatha Christie [he] had a talent to deceive
mysteryfile.com
Unquestionably a most intelligent author. Gifts of ingenuity, style and character drawing
SUNDAY TIMES