book cover of Too Late for the Funeral

Too Late for the Funeral

(1977)
(A book in the David Mallin series)
A novel by

 
 
Mallin's back...

Approaching the same case from entirely different directions, David Mallin and George Coe remain completely unaware of the other's interest. But not for long.

Seventeen-year-old Carol Turner is somehow involved with a murder case, and she has a weapon in her possession that could solve the case. David looks into it, but doesn't get very far. George takes a different approach, simply allowing matters to develop.

But is it David's wife, Elsa Mallin, who's destined to suffer the most? And is Carol Turner the key to releasing her from her pain?

Praise for Roger Ormerod



"Eclectic, underrated Ormerod can be relied upon to come up with the startling goods" - Sunday Times

"I am glad to announce that the detective novel is still alive and well in Mr Ormerod's skillful hands" - The Spectator

"Fast-moving, with well-orchestrated jiggery-pokery; not unlike an early Dick Francis in tone and method" - Times Literary Supplement


Roger Ormerod (1920-2005) was a prolific writer of ingenious and densely plotted crime novels - some 35 in all - which were published in the UK and the USA. He lived in Wolverhampton and amongst other things worked as a civil servant and as a Social Security inspector - backgrounds which he made full use of in his fiction, as he did with his hobbies of painting and photography.

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Roger Ormerod's Too Late for the Funeral

Hardback Editions

April 1977 : UK Hardback
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Title: Too Late for the Funeral
Author(s): Roger Ormerod
ISBN: 0-7091-5983-8 / 978-0-7091-5983-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
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Paperback Editions

January 1997 : UK Paperback
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Title: Too Late for the Funeral (Linford Mystery)
Author(s): Roger Ormerod
ISBN: 0-7089-7991-2 / 978-0-7089-7991-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Linford (Large Print)
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Kindle Editions

October 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Too Late For The Funeral (David Mallin Detective series Book 8)
Author(s): Roger Ormerod
Publisher: Endeavour Media
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