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Death In The House

(1939)
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When Lord Wellacombe, the Secretary of State for India, collapses in the House of Commons and dies everyone suspects a stroke. His death causes political waves as a successor is sought and there is the question of a bill to be put through. But then tests show Wellacombe to have been poisoned and not by any conventional method - a thorn covered in South American poison is discovered under the dead man's coat collar. Is this the work of an international terrorist or someone closer to home?

Genre: Mystery

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