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Corpse At The Carnival

(1958)
(A book in the Thomas Littlejohn series)
A novel by

 
 
The old man on the empty promenade died, without a complaint, a convulsion, or a single sound. It is holiday time in Douglas and the town is alive with the local carnival. Whirling noises, swirling figures, a brass band and bagpipes - a procession makes its way down the promenade. Packed side to side, cheering and clapping, buzzing and humming, the crowd cling together in a tight knot. Slowly, they make their way towards the pier. The crowd thins and the promenade empties. At the centre, a man is found dead. Littlejohn was supposed to be visiting a friend in Douglas but is quickly caught up in the investigation. The victim posed an interesting mystery: in a small seaside town that runs on gossip, nobody seemed to know who he was or where he lived. The waitress who identified him knew him only as 'Uncle Fred'. Who would want to murder an anonymous man? It soon becomes clear that there is more to Uncle Fred than initially appears. As Littlejohn is pulled into the mystery, the layers of Uncle Fred's secretive life begin to unravel and the Superintendent finds himself racing to prevent a second murder...

Genre: Mystery    

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Paperback Editions

April 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: Corpse at the Carnival (An Inspector Littlejohn Mystery)
Author(s): George Bellairs
ISBN: 1-912194-00-7 / 978-1-912194-00-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ipso Books
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Kindle Editions

March 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Corpse at the Carnival (The Inspector Littlejohn Mysteries)
Author(s): George Bellairs
Publisher: Ipso Books
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January 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Corpse at the Carnival (The Inspector Littlejohn Mysteries)
Author(s): George Bellairs
Publisher: Ipso Books
Availability: Amazon UK