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Stop Press, by Michael Innes, 1960 edition,

£9.99

Product description

Penguin book number 1299,

The crime story of a writer of crime stories and of his creation.
Richard Eliot had written thirty-seven detective novels, all featuring 'the spider'. In the earlier one 'the Spider' was daring, clever and successful criminal, in the later ones an equally clever private investigator. But 'the Spider' seemed to come to life- first to burgle and insult an odd neighbour, then to harass the Elliot family, and more audaciously to rewrite his authors work. His arrival in the middle of his own 'birthday party' annually held by his author and publisher, created such consternation among so many interest's-translator, dramatizer, the waiting 'ghost', and the Eliot family-that John Appleby was brought down from Scotland Yard to solve his most complicated case.

Item details

Author(s):
Michael Innes
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
18cm*11cm*2cm
Edition:
1960
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
365
Publisher:
Penguin Books,
Title:
Stop Press,

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Penguin book number 1299,

The crime story of a writer of crime stories and of his creation.
Richard Eliot had written thirty-seven detective novels, all featuring 'the spider'. In the earlier one 'the Spider' was daring, clever and successful criminal, in the later ones an equally clever private investigator. But 'the Spider' seemed to come to life- first to burgle and insult an odd neighbour, then to harass the Elliot family, and more audaciously to rewrite his authors work. His arrival in the middle of his own 'birthday party' annually held by his author and publisher, created such consternation among so many interest's-translator, dramatizer, the waiting 'ghost', and the Eliot family-that John Appleby was brought down from Scotland Yard to solve his most complicated case.

Author(s):
Michael Innes
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
18cm*11cm*2cm
Edition:
1960
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
365
Publisher:
Penguin Books,
Title:
Stop Press,

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