A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY
The Second World War has just finished and amateur detective and poet Nigel Strangeways is working at the Ministry of Morale in London, in the Visual Propaganda Division.With war over, life seems to be calm again, that is until the Director's beautiful secretary is poisoned in full view of seven members of the division, including Nigel himself. Who could have killed her? And how?
A Nigel Strangeways murder mystery - the perfect introduction to the most charming and erudite detective in Golden Age crime fiction.
An outstanding mystery novel. Mr Blake's writing is a delight in itself
The Nicholas Blake books are something quite by themselves in English detective fiction
His plots are ingenious
A master of detective fiction