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The Painswick Line

The Painswick Line

(1951)
(A book in the Mr. Tewkesbury series)
A novel by

 
Lucy Meeson-Smith works at a big bookmakers and always manages to back the back winners. Her employers become suspicious and take her to court for fraud. At her trial it is revealed that her father, a vicar, studies form avidly and is a brilliant tipster (though he himself is not a betting man).

The judge in the case, Mr Justice Painswick is most intrigued by the evidence. His own personal life is complicated by his son - a thoroughgoing cad who is deeply in debt. Find out how these personalities are brought together in a lively and unexpected way in this witty, upbeat novel.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 1982 : UK Hardback
Title: Painswick Line
Author(s): Henry Cecil
ISBN: 0-86025-217-5 / 978-0-86025-217-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ian Henry Publications Ltd
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1972 : UK Hardback
Title: Painswick Line
Author(s): Henry Cecil
ISBN: 0-7181-0468-4 / 978-0-7181-0468-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd
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Paperback Editions

January 2009 : UK Paperback
Title: The Painswick Line (Mr. Tewkesbury)
Author(s): Henry Cecil
ISBN: 1-84232-061-0 / 978-1-84232-061-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: House of Stratus
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January 2003 : Paperback
Title: The Painswick Line
Author(s): Henry Cecil
ISBN: 8129102854 / 978-8129102850
Publisher: Rupa & Co
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Kindle Editions

December 2015 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Painswick Line (Mr Tewkesbury)
Author(s): Henry Cecil
Publisher: House of Stratus
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