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Whatever's Been Going on at Mumblesby? (1982)

by Colin Watson

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Colin Watson was recommended by a friend whose reading opinions I greatly value. This was the first of 3 books of his she gave me to try. Very Peter Wimsey in style, with a touch of Woodhouse. I kept forgetting it was in the latter part of the 20th century, expecting it to be set in the early 1900's or Pre WWII. On to others in the series. ( )
  bookczuk | May 4, 2015 |
The English market town of Flaxborough is once again the centre of extremely odd goings on.
It all starts with the funeral of one of the town's most respected citizens. But it seems that the wife of the deceased is not present,but is discovered later trapped in her bathroom.
There is also religious mania about in the area and of course there is murder to be investigated too.
Yes,Inspector Purbright again has his hands full in this remarkably funny crime series. ( )
  devenish | Jun 6, 2009 |
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While attending the funeral of one of Mumblesby's prominent citizens, Inspector Purbright discovers some mysterious goings-on which lead him to a conspiracy of blackmail and murder.

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