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Ben on the Job

(1932)
(A book in the Ben the Tramp series)
A novel by

 
Ben the tramp, with his usual genius for trouble, runs into danger when he finds a dead body and decides to help out.

Ben knew that whenever his thumbs were itching, something 'orrible' was about to happen. Sure enough, on one foggy afternoon of itchy thumbs, the hapless Ben is implicated in criminal activity by the police - the kind of mistake it isn't easy to explain. Doing a runner, Ben hides in the basement of a deserted house, where he discovers the body of a well-dressed man, shot through the head . . . and much more trouble than he bargained for.

The subsequent hair-raising events are charged with all the mounting excitement that made J. Jefferson Farjeon a peerless storyteller and Ben one of the most popular but unorthodox amateur detectives of his day.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Hardback Editions

April 1985 : UK Hardback
Title: Ben on the Job (Disappearing Detectives)
Author(s): J Jefferson Farjeon
ISBN: 0-00-231998-5 / 978-0-00-231998-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Collins Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

August 2016 : UK Paperback
Title: Ben on the Job (Ben the Tramp)
Author(s): J Jefferson Farjeon
ISBN: 0-00-815603-4 / 978-0-00-815603-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Collins Crime Club
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

August 2016 : USA Audio edition
Title: Ben on the Job
Author(s): J Jefferson Farjeon
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon   

August 2016 : UK Audio edition
Title: Ben on the Job
Author(s): J Jefferson Farjeon
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

August 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: Ben on the Job
Author(s): J Jefferson Farjeon
Publisher: Collins Crime Club
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


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