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Case for Three Detectives

(1936)
(The first book in the Sergeant Beef series)
A novel by

 
 
Possibly the most unusual mystery ever written. A murder is committed, behind closed doors, in bizarre circumstances. Three amateur detectives take the case: Lord Simon Plimsoll, Monsieur Amer Picon, and Monsignor Smith (in whom discerning readers will note likeness to some familiar literary figures). Each arrives at his own brilliant solution, startling in its originality, ironclad in its logic. Meanwhile Sergean Beef sits contemptuously in the background. "But," says Sergean Beef, "I know who done it!"

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Hardback Editions

May 1995 : UK Hardback
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Title: Case for Three Detectives (Black Dagger Crime)
Author(s): Leo Bruce
ISBN: 0-7451-8661-0 / 978-0-7451-8661-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Black Dagger Crime
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October 1980 : USA Hardback
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Title: Case for Three Detectives (A Sgt. Beef Mystery)
Author(s): Leo Bruce
ISBN: 0-89733-032-3 / 978-0-89733-032-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Academy Chicago Pub
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February 1975 : UK Hardback
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Title: Case for Three Detectives
Author(s): Leo Bruce
ISBN: 0-86025-001-6 / 978-0-86025-001-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ian Henry Publications Ltd
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Paperback Editions

March 1994 : USA Paperback
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Title: Case for Three Detectives: A Sergeant Beef Mystery (Sergeant Beef Series)
Author(s): Leo Bruce
ISBN: 0-89733-033-1 / 978-0-89733-033-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
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Kindle Editions

August 2005 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Case for Three Detectives: A Sergeant Beef Mystery (Sergeant Beef Series)
Author(s): Leo Bruce
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA