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READ ↠ Murder in the Museum So widely separated The mild mannered museum visitor Henry Fairhurst adds his detective talents to Inspector Shelley's own and together they set about solving one of the most baffling cases Shelley has ever encountered The 18th book in Poisoned Pen Press's highly praised British Library Crime Classic seri. Professor Julius Arnell dies of eating a poisoned sugared almond in the hushed atmosphere of the British Museum Reading Room He is an expert on minor Elizabethan dramatists Henry Fairhurst who is an inveterate people watcher and who spends a lot of time in the reading room sees him die and is interviewed by the police Inspector Shelley is on the case and he is at first totally puzzled by it The dead professor s daughter Violet seems to have a motive for the killing as does her fianc But Shelley doesn t uite see them as the killers Violet asks Henry Fairhurst for help and Fairhurst is soon helping the police in their investigationsI enjoyed this entertaining and well plotted mystery Some of the attitudes may seem a little dated by twenty first century readers but these were the prevailing attitudes of the day and in fact Shelley himself displays some very modern attitudes I liked the characters and thought they were well drawn There were plenty of clues and just as many red herrings though it will take an observant reader to work out in advance who was responsible for the death I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley for review Dakota Springs own and together they set about solving Le crapaud de l’Île de Batz: Polar breton (Enquêtes & Suspense) one Orthodontics of the most baffling cases Shelley has ever encountered The 18th book in Poisoned Pen Press's highly praised British Library Crime Classic seri. Professor Julius Arnell dies The Devil You Know of eating a poisoned sugared almond in the hushed atmosphere Employment Law of the British Museum Reading Room He is an expert Asylum on minor Elizabethan dramatists Henry Fairhurst who is an inveterate people watcher and who spends a lot Summit Lake of time in the reading room sees him die and is interviewed by the police Inspector Shelley is Public Display on the case and he is at first totally puzzled by it The dead professor s daughter Violet seems to have a motive for the killing as does her fianc But Shelley doesn t uite see them as the killers Violet asks Henry Fairhurst for help and Fairhurst is soon helping the police in their investigationsI enjoyed this entertaining and well plotted mystery Some SAINT MARY'S BAY : l’intégrale: Les Jardins des Secrets of the attitudes may seem a little dated by twenty first century readers but these were the prevailing attitudes Discoveries Renoir Discoveries Harry Abrams of the day and in fact Shelley himself displays some very modern attitudes I liked the characters and thought they were well drawn There were plenty James Clyde and the Tomb of Salvation of clues and just as many red herrings though it will take an De bestemming (Muren van glas) observant reader to work Pennsylvania Politics and Policy: A Commonwealth Reader out in advance who was responsible for the death I received a free copy Mount Rainier: A Climbing Guide of this book from NetGalley for review

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READ ↠ Murder in the Museum When Professor Julius Arnell breathes his last in the hushed atmosphere of the British Museum Reading Room it looks like death from natural causes Who after all would have cause to murder a retired academic whose life was devoted to Elizabethan literature Inspector Shelley's suspicions are aroused when he. I am throwing in the towel 30% because my TBR is way too big to waste time on books I simply cannot enjoy What is even aggravating than actually having bought this one rather than borrowed from the library is that there were elements that should have made this book great 1 The setting The books starts in the Reading Room at the British Museum It is one of my favourite places It has lots of atmosphere The first murder takes place there In public but without any one noticing This should have made for a great locked room type mystery Instead there is hardly any scene setting and the little that is there does not describe anything about the museum or the reading room Why set it in the Museum then Why not an indistinguishable coffee house Or a park Also there is no atmosphere None Most of the book seems written in pretty flat dialogue We don t even get to know any of the characters other than by name and occupation 2 There are lot of tips of the hat to Sherlock Holmes in this book A character caller Mr Henry Baker like in ACD s Blue Carbuncle the British Museum which is also mentioned in Blue Carbuncle and later on I skip read to the end the action takes us to Dartmoor where a prisoner escaped Hound of the Baskervilles much Could this be Sherlockian Yes Yes it could Why did the author stop at nicking ACD s characters and settings Why could he not have copied some of ACD s style too It would have infinitely improved this book I completely gave up on the book when I got to the following In a few minutes he was speaking to the inspector in charge of the City police station at Oxford and he explained his need for information having first given the secret police sign which indicates that a fellow limb of the law is making the enuiryA secret police sign WHY They re not even under cover This makes no sense There was that made no sense like the first officer on the scene declaring the cause of death to be poisoning by cyanide Surely they must have had some protocol even in 1938 when this was written Anyway Good riddance Me Myself and You A Priority edition on books I simply cannot enjoy What is even aggravating than actually having bought this Di Atas Sajadah Cinta one rather than borrowed from the library is that there were elements that should have made this book great 1 The setting The books starts in the Reading Room at the British Museum It is Spielend Gitarre Lernen: Die neue Anfänger-Gitarrenschule (mit DVD) one Rain of Gold of my favourite places It has lots Despues del Sacrificio of atmosphere The first murder takes place there In public but without any Tisanes & Santé. 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READ ↠ Murder in the Museum Finds a packet of poisoned sugared almonds in the dead man's pocket; and a motive becomes clearer when he discovers Arnell's connection to a Texan oil millionaire Soon another man plunges hundreds of feet into a reservoir on a Yorkshire moor What can be the connection between two deaths so different and. I ll admit that I was hoping for of the Museum atmosphere from this and that I was a little sad that the academic rivalry subplot peters out But it s still entertaining nothing too solid fairly stereotyped cast of characters for a Golden Age crime novel uick to read I wasn t expecting anything revolutionary and indeed don t remember Martin Edwards mentioning this author at all in The Golden Age of Murder which talked about some of the interesting members of the Golden Age crime fiction movement and particularly the Detection Club but this was the sort of undemanding mild fun I imagined Despite involving murder it s pretty darn cosy The only uncomfortable bit is the abduction of the female characterSo not an enormously high rating but it deserves at least a three I had fun Not recommended if you don t like Golden Age tropes thoughReviewed for The Bibliophibian Zwijgplicht of poisoned sugared almonds in the dead man's pocket; and a motive becomes clearer when he discovers Arnell's connection to a Texan The Complete Wooden Runabout Restoration Guide oil millionaire Soon another man plunges hundreds Trident K9 Warriors: My Tale From the Training Ground to the Battlefield with Elite Navy SEAL Canines of feet into a reservoir Dakota Springs on a Yorkshire moor What can be the connection between two deaths so different and. I ll admit that I was hoping for Le crapaud de l’Île de Batz: Polar breton (Enquêtes & Suspense) of the Museum atmosphere from this and that I was a little sad that the academic rivalry subplot peters Orthodontics out But it s still entertaining nothing too solid fairly stereotyped cast The Devil You Know of characters for a Golden Age crime novel uick to read I wasn t expecting anything revolutionary and indeed don t remember Martin Edwards mentioning this author at all in The Golden Age Employment Law of Murder which talked about some Asylum of the interesting members Summit Lake of the Golden Age crime fiction movement and particularly the Detection Club but this was the sort Public Display of undemanding mild fun I imagined Despite involving murder it s pretty darn cosy The SAINT MARY'S BAY : l’intégrale: Les Jardins des Secrets only uncomfortable bit is the abduction Discoveries Renoir Discoveries Harry Abrams of the female characterSo not an enormously high rating but it deserves at least a three I had fun Not recommended if you don t like Golden Age tropes thoughReviewed for The Bibliophibian

  • Paperback
  • 250
  • Murder in the Museum
  • John Rowland
  • English
  • 28 March 2019
  • 9781464205798