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Death of a Sardine

(1963)
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Brigadier Warrington thinks of himself as a well-moneyed playboy. His main wish is to please his son Tom, but his main desire is unsuitable women. This time it's Irma, a mysterious adventuress, unfortunately married to a certain militant Herr Gantzenhausen.

When Tom arrives at his father's villa at Trigoso he takes an immediate dislike to Irma. Then there's the threatened appearance of her husband that hangs like thunder round the villa and reduces its inhabitants to a state of siege. The murder comes almost as a relief ...

'One of the funniest moments of truth in recent fiction' Financial Times

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Hardback Editions

2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Death of a Sardine
Author(s): Joan Fleming
ISBN: 1-4719-0215-3 / 978-1-4719-0215-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co (Digital)
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Paperback Editions

February 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death of a Sardine (Murder Room)
Author(s): Joan Fleming
ISBN: 1-4719-0216-1 / 978-1-4719-0216-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Murder Room
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 1964 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death of a Sardine
Author(s): Joan Fleming
ISBN: 0-00-611598-5 / 978-0-00-611598-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

July 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Death of a Sardine
Author(s): Joan Fleming
Publisher: Orion
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Death of a Sardine (Murder Room)
Author(s): Joan Fleming
Publisher: The Murder Room
Availability: Amazon UK   



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