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Hall of Mirrors

(2018)
(Book 16 in the Bryant & May series)
A novel by

 
 
London, 1969. With the Swinging Sixties under way, Detectives Arthur Bryant and John May find themselves caught in the middle of a good, old-fashioned manor house murder mystery.

Hard to believe, but even positively ancient sleuths like Bryant and May of the Peculiar Crimes Unit were young once . . . or at least younger. Flashback to London 1969: mods and dolly birds, sunburst minidresses—but how long would the party last?

After accidentally sinking a barge painted like the Yellow Submarine, Bryant and May are relegated to babysitting one Monty Hatton-Jones, the star prosecution witness in the trial of a disreputable developer whose prefabs are prone to collapse. The job for the demoted detectives? Keep the whistle-blower safe for one weekend.

The task proves unexpectedly challenging when their unruly charge insists on attending a party at the vast estate Tavistock Hall. With falling stone gryphons, secret passageways, rumors of a mythical beast, and an all-too-real dismembered corpse, the bedeviled policemen soon find themselves with “a proper country house murder” on their hands.

Trapped for the weekend, Bryant and May must sort the victims from the suspects, including a hippie heir, a blond nightclub singer, and Monty himself—and nobody is quite who he or she seems to be.

Praise forBryant & May: Hall of Mirrors

“Arthur Bryant has written his memoirs—and a jolly good yarn they make, too. . . . As always in this series, this one’s a lark.”The New York Times Book Review

“[Hall of Mirrors is] a largely comic escapade whose tone evokes both the biting wit of Evelyn Waugh and the slapsticker shenanigans of P.G. Woodhouse.”The Wall Street Journal

“More fully fleshed-out suspects, clues, red herrings, twists, and honest mystery and detection than in the last three whodunits you read.”Kirkus Reviews

“The narrative [veers] between laugh-out-loud funny to macabre. . . . Eccentric and consistently entertaining.”Booklist

“Fowler evokes the period as neatly as he crafts the plot.”Publishers Weekly

“Wonderful.”Deadly Pleasures

“So Agatha Christie (intentionally). And as in a Christie, nothing is quite what it seems as one murder follows another. Love the butler.”Poisoned Pen Newsletter

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

September 2019 : UK Hardback

Title: Hall Of Mirrors
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
ISBN: 1-78541-765-7 / 978-1-78541-765-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft Ltd
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December 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: Bryant & May: Hall of Mirrors: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
ISBN: 1-101-88709-5 / 978-1-101-88709-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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March 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: Bryant & May - Hall of Mirrors: (Bryant & May Book 16)
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
ISBN: 0-85752-344-9 / 978-0-85752-344-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

February 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: Bryant & May - Hall of Mirrors: (Bryant & May Book 16)
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
ISBN: 0-85750-311-1 / 978-0-85750-311-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bantam
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Audio Editions

April 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Hall of Mirrors: Bryant and May, Book 15
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
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April 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Hall of Mirrors: Bryant and May, Book 15
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April 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Hall of Mirrors: Bryant and May, Book 15
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
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April 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Hall of Mirrors: Bryant and May, Book 15
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
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March 2018 : UK Audio CD
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Title: Halls of Mirrors: Bryant and May, Book 15 (Bryant and May series)
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
ISBN: 1-5100-9424-5 / 978-1-5100-9424-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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March 2018 : UK MP3 CD
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Title: Hall of Mirrors
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
ISBN: 1-5288-1023-6 / 978-1-5288-1023-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
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Kindle Editions

December 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Bryant & May: Hall of Mirrors: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
Publisher: Bantam
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March 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Bryant & May - Hall of Mirrors: (Bryant & May Book 16)
Author(s): Christopher Fowler
Publisher: Transworld Digital
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