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The Long Body

(1955)
(A book in the Basil Willing series)
A novel by

 
 
A prominent American diplomat falls over a cliff to his death. The death is accepted as an accident, but could it have been suicide - or even murder? His widow finds a locked drawer in his desk and in it a file with a woman's name on it - but the file is empty.

Circumstances lead her to an elderly man bearing the same name, but he has a stroke and can neither speak nor write. And then she sees the car headlights coming at her, fast, at night, through an impenetrable mist ...

Genre: Mystery

Used availability for Helen McCloy's The Long Body

Hardback Editions

January 2007 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Long Body
Author(s): Helen McCloy
ISBN: 1-4056-8558-1 / 978-1-4056-8558-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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May 1975 : UK Hardback
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Title: Long Body
Author(s): Helen McCloy
ISBN: 0-575-01543-8 / 978-0-575-01543-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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Paperback Editions

October 2013 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Long Body (Dr Basil Willing)
Author(s): Helen McCloy
ISBN: 1-4719-1252-3 / 978-1-4719-1252-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Murder Room
Availability: Amazon UK