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Death Among The Sunbathers

(1934)
(The second book in the Bobby Owen series)
A novel by

 
 
Description The body of a brilliant woman journalist is recovered from the wreck of a burning car. It is soon discovered that the smash did not kill her; she was dead already, shot by a Browning automatic that was found near by. Superintendent Mitchell, with the help of Owen, a young University graduate turned policeman, follows the enigmatic clues backwards and forwards between a furrier, a picture dealer, and the establishment of a fanatical sunbathing enthusiast. Then dramatically the story begins to repeat itself, as the persistently recurring figure of an old lag who calls himself 'Bobs-the-boy' carries another body out into the night. Death Among The Sunbathers is the second of E.R. Punshon's acclaimed Bobby Owen mysteries, first published in 1934 and part of a series which eventually spanned thirty-five novels. This edition features a new introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans. "What is distinction? The few who achieve it step - plot or no plot - unquestioned into the first rank. We recognized it in Sherlock Holmes, and in Trent's Last Case, in The Mystery of the Villa Rose, in the Father Brown stories and in the works of Mr. E.R. Punshon we salute it every time." Dorothy L. Sayers

Genre: Mystery

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Paperback Editions

June 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death Among the Sunbathers: Volume 2 (The Bobby Owen Mysteries)
Author(s): E R Punshon
ISBN: 1-911095-32-3 / 978-1-911095-32-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dean Street Press
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May 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Death Among The Sunbathers: Volume 2 (The Bobby Owen Mysteries)
Author(s): E R Punshon
ISBN: 1-910570-56-7 / 978-1-910570-56-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Dean Street Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2015 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Death Among The Sunbathers (The Bobby Owen Mysteries Book 2)
Author(s): E R Punshon
Publisher: Dean Street Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU