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Not to Be Taken

(1937)
(A Puzzle in Poison)
A novel by

 
 
Douglas Sewell is shocked to watch his friend John Waterhouse dying in agony. The medical certificate cites the cause of death as gastric ulcers, however the victim's estranged brother Cyril demands that the body be exhumed - suspecting murder. Arsenic poisoning is the verdict and Sewell has to use his knowledge of the characters involved and assessment of possible motives to discover the murderer's identity. The answer is surprising.

Genre: Mystery    

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Used availability for Anthony Berkeley's Not to Be Taken

Hardback Editions

May 1995 : UK Hardback
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Title: Not to be Taken (Black Dagger Crime)
Author(s): Anthony Berkeley
ISBN: 0-7451-8658-0 / 978-0-7451-8658-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Black Dagger Crime
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Paperback Editions

April 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: Not to Be Taken
Author(s): Anthony Berkeley
ISBN: 1-78002-149-6 / 978-1-78002-149-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Langtail Press
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January 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Not To Be Taken
Author(s): Anthony Berkeley
ISBN: 0-7551-0211-8 / 978-0-7551-0211-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: House of Stratus
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