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The Courts of Idleness

(1920)
A collection of stories by

 
 
These comic stories are set during World War I and the period just after, when the genteel world of Edwardian England had changed beyond recognition. One of Yates' earliest books, it harks back to that more decorous, decadent time, and we encounter the madcap adventures of a group of well-to-do young people as they career across Europe from Madeira to Macedonia fighting heinous villains and solving mysteries.

Genre: Thriller

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Paperback Editions

March 2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Courts Of Idleness (B-Berry Pleydell)
Author(s): Dornford Yates
ISBN: 1-84232-971-5 / 978-1-84232-971-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: House of Stratus
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Kindle Editions

August 2011 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Courts of Idleness (B-Berry Pleydell)
Author(s): Dornford Yates
Publisher: House of Stratus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA