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The Sunken Sailor (2004)

by Elizabeth Foxwell (Editor)

Other authors: Simon Brett (Contributor), Jan Burke (Contributor), Dorothy Cannell (Contributor), Margaret Coel (Contributor), Deborah Crombie (Contributor)10 more, EIleen Dreyer (Contributor), Carolyn Hart (Contributor), Edward Marston (Contributor), Francine Mathews (Contributor), Sharan Newman (Contributor), Anne Perry (Introduction), Alexandra Ripley (Contributor), Walter Satterthwait (Contributor), Sarah Smith (Contributor), Carolyn Wheat (Contributor)

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During a weekend house party in a proper English village, a body is discovered at the bottom of a pond tied to a submerged statue of Neptune. And the weekend has only just begun. So has this ingenious mystery-a literary game of round robin in which fourteen master crime writers have each contributed a chapter of their own. What they deliver is a wildly entertaining whodunit with as many dizzying twists, turnabouts, double-crosses, and divergent styles as there are solutions and suspects. Featuring the bestselling and multiple award-winning talents of: Simon Brett Jan Burke Dorothy Cannell Maragaret Coel Deborah Crombie Eileen Dreyer Carolyn Hart Edward Marston Francine Mathews Sharan Newman Alexandra Ripley Walter Satterthwait Sarah Smith Carolyn Whe… (more)
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round robin country house mystery that descends to silliness
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Foxwell, ElizabethEditorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Brett, SimonContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burke, JanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Cannell, DorothyContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Coel, MargaretContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Crombie,DeborahContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Dreyer, EIleenContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hart, CarolynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Marston, EdwardContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Mathews, FrancineContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Newman, SharanContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Perry, AnneIntroductionsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ripley, AlexandraContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Satterthwait, WalterContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Smith, SarahContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Wheat, CarolynContributorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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During a weekend house party in a proper English village, a body is discovered at the bottom of a pond tied to a submerged statue of Neptune. And the weekend has only just begun. So has this ingenious mystery-a literary game of round robin in which fourteen master crime writers have each contributed a chapter of their own. What they deliver is a wildly entertaining whodunit with as many dizzying twists, turnabouts, double-crosses, and divergent styles as there are solutions and suspects. Featuring the bestselling and multiple award-winning talents of: Simon Brett Jan Burke Dorothy Cannell Maragaret Coel Deborah Crombie Eileen Dreyer Carolyn Hart Edward Marston Francine Mathews Sharan Newman Alexandra Ripley Walter Satterthwait Sarah Smith Carolyn Whe

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A round-robin collective mystery novel--a novel whose chapters are all written by different authors who are members of the literary group, Malice Domestic, each of whom upon receiving the manuscript completed up to their own section, picked up the tale from there, wrote their chapter, and passed it on.
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