Murder Takes a Vacation: And Other Short Stories

Melvin Krissoff

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Vincent. “A Detective in Seventh-Century China: Robert van Gulik and the Cases of Judge Dee. Rouletabille chez Krupp. 1924 (The Kiss That Killed. and the enemy approaches the walls walking in his stocking feet. the narrator. 1909). all that is revealed—in everything which one sees and which one does not see.. in a sigh.. 1913 (The Secret of the Night. Christie cultivated this ambiguity.. 1962).. a part-time cleaning person will serve as well to keep a house tidy and a plot complicated.” Lawrence Cavendish looks “about forty.

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Publisher: iUniverse (October 1, 2000)

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