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The Man From Nowhere

(1960)
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The man from nowhere arrives in the English village of Stargill on a windy October day carrying only a shabby canvas bag. Soon he settles in, gets a job at the sawmill and is considered a friend by the villagers.

But one day he discovers the badly battered body of old Ma Perkins - owner of a modest store but reputed to have a bit put away. When it becomes obvious the murderer is a local person, the ranks begin to close against the man from nowhere. And when the first murder is followed by another violent death the village becomes frightened, suspicious and cruel. It wants, at all costs, to protect its own security.

'A charming oddity in the murder line' San Francisco Chronicle

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Hardback Editions

2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Man from Nowhere
Author(s): Joan Fleming
ISBN: 1-4719-0212-9 / 978-1-4719-0212-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co (Digital)
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October 1970 : UK Hardback

Title: Man from Nowhere (Fingerprint Books)
Author(s): Joan Fleming
ISBN: 0-241-01935-4 / 978-0-241-01935-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

February 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Man From Nowhere (Murder Room)
Author(s): Joan Fleming
ISBN: 1-4719-0213-7 / 978-1-4719-0213-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Murder Room
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1964 : Mass Market Paperback
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Title: The Man from Nowhere
Author(s): Joan Fleming
ISBN: 2447727100 / 978-2447727108
Publisher: Lancer Suspense Library
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Kindle Editions

July 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Man From Nowhere
Author(s): Joan Fleming
Publisher: Orion
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July 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Man From Nowhere (Murder Room)
Author(s): Joan Fleming
Publisher: The Murder Room
Availability: Amazon UK   



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