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Clubbed to Death

Clubbed to Death

(1992)
(The fourth book in the Robert Amiss series)
A novel by

 
The British fondness for tradition is no secret, but some members of London's ffeatherstonehaugh's club (pronounced "Fanshaw," naturally) seem to be taking things a bit too far, bumping off officers of the club who threaten their ordered, if highly eccentric, way of life. After the club secretary allegedly jumps to his death from the club's gallery, Robert Amiss, conveniently unemployed at the moment, agrees to help his friends at the Police Department get to the bottom of things. Hiring on as a club waiter, Amiss finds himself caught up in a bizarre caricature of a club, run by and for debauched geriatrics, with skeletons rattling in every closet. The portraits are of roues, the library houses erotic literature, and the servants are treated like Victorian lackeys - on a good day. Why are there so few members? How are they financed? Will Amiss keep his job - and his cover - despite the enmity of the ferocious, snuff-covered Colonel Flagg? The answers lie in this ingenious, uproarious mystery that will keep you guessing - and laughing - until the very end.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

May 1994 : UK Hardback
Title: Clubbed to Death
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 0-7451-2201-9 / 978-0-7451-2201-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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September 1992 : USA Hardback
Title: Clubbed to Death
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 0-312-08163-4 / 978-0-312-08163-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: St Martins Pr
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July 1992 : UK Hardback
Title: Clubbed to Death
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 0-575-05346-1 / 978-0-575-05346-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Paperback Editions

September 2000 : USA Paperback
Title: Clubbed To Death: A Robert Amiss Mystery (Robert Amiss Mysteries)
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 1-59058-436-8 / 978-1-59058-436-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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December 1994 : UK Paperback
Title: Clubbed to Death
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 0-7451-2212-4 / 978-0-7451-2212-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Large print (Chivers, Windsor, Paragon & C
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September 1993 : UK Paperback
Title: Clubbed to Death (VG Crime)
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 0-575-05583-9 / 978-0-575-05583-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Gollancz
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Audio Editions

February 2002 : UK Audio CD
Title: Clubbed to Death: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 0-7540-5482-9 / 978-0-7540-5482-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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January 2002 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Clubbed to Death: Complete & Unabridged
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
ISBN: 0-7540-0768-5 / 978-0-7540-0768-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

July 2010 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Clubbed To Death: A Robert Amiss Mystery #4 (Robert Amiss Mysteries)
Author(s): Ruth Dudley Edwards
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
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