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Cork On the Water

(1951)
(The first book in the Mr. Cork Mystery series)
A novel by

 
 
The first of a series of five mysteries to feature insurance investigator Montague Cork. An adventure story with a Scottish salmon fishing theme. "Meet Mr. Montague Cork, an outrageously unlikely hero. Pompous, insufferably proper, and British to the core, Cork will capture your imagination and keep you laughing even though you may be on the edge of your seat. When his insurance company is asked to pay out a beneficiary claim, Montague Cork instinctively smells something fishy. Who is the decomposing corpse fly-fished from the best salmon-fishing beat in northern Scotland. Why do so many sinister people queue up to foil his investigation? Impelled to sniff out the truth, Cork and his cast of characters take you on a romp through the Scottish countryside in a tale of international intrigue. Complete with high speed chases, a sassy heroine, and zinging bulletes, Cork on the Water will feed you a little line and then hook you when you least expect it."

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Macdonald Hastings's Cork On the Water

Hardback Editions

April 1977 : UK Hardback

Title: Cork on the Water
Author(s): Macdonald Hastings
ISBN: 0-7066-0700-7 / 978-0-7066-0700-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Remploy
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September 1971 : UK Hardback
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Title: Cork on the Water
Author(s): Macdonald Hastings
ISBN: 0-85468-099-3 / 978-0-85468-099-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Imprint unknown
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Paperback Editions

September 1999 : USA Paperback
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Title: Cork on the Water
Author(s): MacDonald Hastings
ISBN: 1-890373-06-0 / 978-1-890373-06-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Greycliff Pub Co
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