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Corpse Diplomatique

(1950)
(The third book in the Jane and Dagobert Brown series)
A novel by

 
 
"I feel as though I've been to the French Riviera and had the most delightful time. I'm having trouble containing my enthusiasm for this book, so I won't. I only merely LOVED IT!" - In So Many Words blog

It's 1950, and Dagobert's latest obsession is Bertran de Born, the bard of Provencal. What better reason to abandon London for the South of France? But before Jane and Dagobert can settle into the rustic Provencal village he's envisioned, they find themselves stuck in Nice, embroiled in the attempted murder of the consulate of Santa Rica, and in the tangled lives of their fellow guests at the Hotel Negresco.

Another slyly witty Golden Age mystery from Delano Ames, Corpse Diplomatique is listed among the "British Mystery 100 Classics of the Genre" in The Essential Mystery Lists (Poisoned Pen Press, 2007). This annotated Manor Minor Press edition offers entertaining information about the culture of the period.

    

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Used availability for Delano Ames's Corpse Diplomatique

Hardback Editions

June 1989 : UK Hardback

Title: Corpse Diplomatique (Black Dagger Crime)
Author(s): Delano Ames
ISBN: 0-86220-743-6 / 978-0-86220-743-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers North America
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January 1972 : UK Hardback
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Title: Corpse Diplomatique
Author(s): Delano Ames
ISBN: 0-7066-0158-0 / 978-0-7066-0158-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Remploy
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Paperback Editions

October 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Corpse Diplomatique (Jane and Dagobert Brown Mysteries)
Author(s): DeLano Ames
ISBN: 1-60187-045-0 / 978-1-60187-045-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Rue Morgue Press
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February 1983 : USA Paperback
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Title: Corpse Diplomatique (Perennial Library, P637)
Author(s): Delano Ames
ISBN: 0-06-080637-0 / 978-0-06-080637-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins (paper)
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

March 2015 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Corpse Diplomatique (A Jane and Dagobert Brown Mystery Book 3)
Author(s): Delano Ames
Publisher: Manor Minor Press
Availability: Amazon