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THE RED HOUSE MYSTERY (original 1922; edition 1950)
by A.A. Milne
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0486401294, Paperback)
This droll whodunit from the creator of Winnie the Pooh sparkles with witty dialogue, deft plotting, and an amusing cast. In between taking tea and playing billiards, an amateur detective and his chum investigate their genial host's disappearance. A series of lighthearted capers ensues, replete with secret passageways, underwater evidence, and other atmospheric devices.
(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:56:01 -0400)
Mark Ablett's stately mansion is filled with proper guests when his improper brother returned from Australia. Arguing is heard, then the brother gets a bullet between the eyes, the study is locked, and Mrak is missing! Wealthy Antony Gillingham plays Sherlock Holmes, ably assisted by Bill Beverly as his Watson.
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