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Death of a Commuter

Death of a Commuter

(1967)
(A book in the Carolus Deene series)
A novel by

 
"Five men occupied their usual places in a first-class carriage, but the sixth place was empty..." It is most unusual for the sixth man, Mr. Parador, to be late. The five commuters are wondering what happened to him, when a strange-looking man enters the compartment, dressed in black and wearing dark glasses. When he is told that the sixth seat is taken, he replies, in a deep sepulchral voice, "He won't be coming." He was right. Parador does not come, and his companions never see him alive again. And if Carolus Deena had not taken an interest in the case, the coroner's verdict of suicide would not have been questioned.

 
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Hardback Editions

May 1975 : UK Hardback
Title: Death of a Commuter
Author(s): Leo Bruce
ISBN: 0-7274-0041-X / 978-0-7274-0041-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: White Lion Publishers
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Paperback Editions

January 1988 : USA Paperback
Title: Death of a Commuter: A Carolus Deene Mystery (Carolus Deene Series)
Author(s): Leo Bruce
ISBN: 0-89733-326-8 / 978-0-89733-326-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
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Kindle Editions

October 2014 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Death of a Commuter: A Carolus Deene Mystery (Carolus Deene Series)
Author(s): Leo Bruce
Publisher: Academy Chicago Publishers
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