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Alias Basil Willing

(1951)
(A book in the Basil Willing series)
A novel by

 
 
Psychiatrist-sleuth Dr Basil Willing is in a tobacconist's in Manhattan when another customer follows him into the shop, buys cigarettes, and leaves in a hurry. The man hails a taxi to take him to 51st street with the instruction: 'Come back and call for me; I am Dr Basil Willing.'

Intrigued, the real Basil Willing hails a second taxi and finds himself at a formal dinner party given by a psychiatrist for his patients, who do not really seem at ease there - and later he discovers the horrifying reason why ...

Genre: Mystery

Used availability for Helen McCloy's Alias Basil Willing

Hardback Editions

February 1973 : UK Hardback
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Title: Alias Basil Willing
Author(s): Helen McCloy
ISBN: 0-575-01545-4 / 978-0-575-01545-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


Paperback Editions

October 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: Alias Basil Willing
Author(s): Helen McCloy
ISBN: 1-4719-1250-7 / 978-1-4719-1250-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Murder Room
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   Amazon AU