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Six against Scotland yard in which Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts, Father Ronald Knox, Dorothy L. Sayers, Russell Thorndike commit the crime of murder which ex-Superintendent Cornish, C. I. D., is called upon to solve. by Anthony Berkeley

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Published by Doubleday, Doran & company, inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ex-police officers -- Fiction.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsAllingham, Margery, 1904-1966., Crofts, Freeman Wills, 1879-1957., Knox, Ronald Arbuthnott, 1888-1957., Sayers, Dorothy L. 1893-1957., Thorndike, Russell, b. 1885., Cornish, G. W.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ1 .S63
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 302 p.
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6345023M
LC Control Number36030064
OCLC/WorldCa1870267

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