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The Voice

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21st May 2014

Price: £18.99

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Selected: Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781471910265

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An ordinary day – which turns to blackmail and murder.
Classic crime from one of the greats of the Detection Club

What seemed like an ordinary phone call in the middle of the afternoon suddenly plunges its recipient, Simon Crete, into a plot of blackmail and murder.

‘Tell him it’s no use. I haven’t got it,’ the mystery woman’s voice cried desperately down the line. But who was she? And why was she ringing a man whom she had never seen?

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Reviews

SUNDAY TIMES
Unquestionably a most intelligent author. Gifts of ingenuity, style and character drawing
DAILY TELEGRAPH
Anthony Gilbert's novels show the unsensational type of detective story at its best
SUNDAY EXPRESS
No author is more skilled at making a good story seem brilliant
BELFAST TELEGRAPH
The plot is knife-edge tension all the way
Nashville Banner
Well-plotted, fast-moving - brilliant
Inkquilletc.blogspot
If there is one author whose books need to be widely available, it is Gilbert
NEW YORK TIMES
Fast, light, likeable
mysteryfile.com
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