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Thou Shell of Death

(1936)
(Shell of Death)
(The second book in the Nigel Strangeways series)
A novel by

 
 
Fergus O'Brien, a legendary World War One flying ace with several skeletons hidden in his closet, receives a series of mocking letters predicting that he will be murdered on Boxing Day.Undaunted, O'Brien throws a Christmas party, inviting everyone who could be suspected of making the threats, along with private detective Nigel Strangeways. But despite Nigel's presence, the former pilot is found dead, just as predicted, and Nigel is left to aid the local police in their investigation while trying to ignore his growing attraction to one of the other guests - and suspects - explorer Georgina Cavendish.Thou Shell of Death is a dazzlingly complex and addictive read, laced with literary allusions, from a master of detective fiction.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Nicholas Blake's Thou Shell of Death

Hardback Editions

March 2013 : UK Hardback

Title: Thou Shell Of Death
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 0-7531-9118-0 / 978-0-7531-9118-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
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October 1970 : UK Hardback

Title: Thou Shell of Death
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 0-00-231815-6 / 978-0-00-231815-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
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Paperback Editions

November 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Thou Shell of Death 2018 (The Nigel Strangeways Mysteries)
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 1-912194-35-X / 978-1-912194-35-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Agora Books
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February 2014 : UK Paperback

Title: Thou Shell Of Death
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 0-7531-9119-9 / 978-0-7531-9119-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Large Print Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


May 2012 : UK Paperback
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Title: Thou Shell of Death: A Nigel Strangeways Mystery
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 0-09-956536-6 / 978-0-09-956536-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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January 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Thou Shell of Death (Nigel Strangeways Mysteries)
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 1-60187-036-1 / 978-1-60187-036-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Rue Morgue Press
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July 1981 : UK Paperback
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Title: Thou Shell of Death (A Hamlyn whodunnit)
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 0-600-20162-7 / 978-0-600-20162-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamlyn
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June 1977 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Thou Shell of Death
Author(s): Nicolas Blake
ISBN: 0-06-080428-9 / 978-0-06-080428-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Audio Editions

November 2019 : Audio CD
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Title: Thou Shell of Death
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 1-978667-91-4 / 978-1-978667-91-4
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance
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July 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Thou Shell of Death (Nigel Strangeways)
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
ISBN: 1-5318-4446-4 / 978-1-5318-4446-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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January 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Thou Shell of Death: Nigel Strangeways, Book 2
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   


January 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Thou Shell of Death: Nigel Strangeways, Book 2
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

November 2018 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: Thou Shell of Death (The Nigel Strangeways Mysteries Book 2)
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
Publisher: Agora Books
Availability: Amazon   


May 2012 : Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Thou Shell of Death: A Nigel Strangeways Mystery
Author(s): Nicholas Blake
Publisher: Vintage Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU