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Uncle Paul

(1959)
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Uncle Paul (1959) was Celia Fremlin's second novel, and consolidated the success of her suspenseful debutThe Hours Before Dawn.

Fifteen years ago Uncle Paul was exposed as a murderer by his wife Mildred, and sent to prison. Now a seaside holiday for Mildred's half-sister Isabel and her family seems to be the venue for Uncle Paul's revenge. Mildred arrives at a lonely cottage near to Isabel's caravan site, and Isabel's urgent summons to her sister Meg brings the three women together to play out a drama of fear and suspicion, betrayal and revenge.

'Beautifully played out to a startling and valid ending... Fremlin is here to stay as a major mistress of insight and suspense.' New York Times

'Fremlin puts a keen edge on the reader's curiosity and keeps it there... the writing is so good throughout.'Times Literary Supplement

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Hardback Editions

December 1993 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Uncle Paul (Black Dagger Crime)
Author(s): Celia Fremlin
ISBN: 0-7451-8626-2 / 978-0-7451-8626-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Black Dagger Crime
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June 1974 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Uncle Paul
Author(s): Celia Fremlin
ISBN: 0-575-01628-0 / 978-0-575-01628-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

September 2017 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: Uncle Paul
Author(s): Celia Fremlin
ISBN: 0-486-81621-4 / 978-0-486-81621-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dover Publications
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January 2014 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Uncle Paul
Author(s): Celia Fremlin
ISBN: 0-571-31298-5 / 978-0-571-31298-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Faber and Faber
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Kindle Editions

June 2017 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Uncle Paul
Author(s): Celia Fremlin
Publisher: Dover Publications
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January 2014 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Uncle Paul
Author(s): Celia Fremlin
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Availability: Amazon UK   


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