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Appleby at Allington (1968)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0060805749, Paperback)Sir John Appleby, retired chief commissioner of Metropolitan Police, was visiting Allington Park, a partially restored estate dating back to Charles I. While exploring a specially built gazebo with the owner, Sir John noticed a bundle in the corner of the room. Stooping to examine it, he said grimly, "it's a man and I think he's dead."
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Appleby dines one evening at Allington Park. His curiosity is aroused when Allington mentions his nephew and heir to the estate Martin, whose name Appleby recognises. By the end of the evening Appleby and Allington have found a dead man.
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