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Give Death a Name

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14th March 2014

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781471910081

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She lost her memory – now her life is at risk.
Classic crime from one of the greats of the Detection Club

When lawyer-detective Arthur Crook bumped into a woman called Barbara on the parade at Beachampton it became apparent she had no idea who she was. She had been closely involved in the sudden deaths of two rich old ladies but something had instinctively prevented her from going to the police.

Now Barbara finds herself under grave suspicion and fighting for her life. But will Arthur Crook be able to untangle the mystery?

‘No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant’ Sunday Express

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Anthony Gilbert's novels show the unsensational type of detective story at its best
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
No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant
If there is one author whose books need to be widely available, it is Gilbert
Fast, light, likeable
Unquestionably a most intelligent author. Gifts of ingenuity, style and character drawing