Michael Innes
What Happened At Hazlewood
June 02, 2020 Comments.. 929
What Happened At Hazlewood The Simney family of Hazelwood Hall have a dubious history Sir George Simney who was travelling in Australia before the baronetcy fell to him sleeps with a shotgun by his side When he is found dea
  • Title: What Happened At Hazlewood
  • Author: Michael Innes
  • ISBN: 9781842327593
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Simney family, of Hazelwood Hall, have a dubious history Sir George Simney, who was travelling in Australia before the baronetcy fell to him, sleeps with a shotgun by his side When he is found dead in the library, the Reverend Adrian Deamer will not rest until he has discovered who is responsible This is an absorbing tale narrated by Simney s widow, Nicolette, and bThe Simney family, of Hazelwood Hall, have a dubious history Sir George Simney, who was travelling in Australia before the baronetcy fell to him, sleeps with a shotgun by his side When he is found dead in the library, the Reverend Adrian Deamer will not rest until he has discovered who is responsible This is an absorbing tale narrated by Simney s widow, Nicolette, and by young Harold, who has just joined the C.I.D.
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    1. Neer says:

      Only Innes can conjure up such make belief and make it convincing Sweet Helen, make me immortal with a kiss First Line Nobody could have predicted just what has happened at Hazelwood, and at the moment it appears as if nobody can elucidate it either.Pages 237Source Open Library

    2. William says:

      I was reducing our library the other day, picking books to give to the local library book sale, and came across this one and realized I had never read it It turned out to be a keeper, a clever, elegantly written and intelligent mystery No, the new character, Detective Inspector Cadover, does not have the flair of Innes previous character, Appleby, but he has a few quirks and is generally one step ahead of the reader.This book is strikingly similar to Ngaio Marsh s Final Curtain, also written in [...]

    3. Laura says:

      This isn t an Appleby mystery although the detective is referenced I suspect he has recently retired when this story picks up , but I m glad I read this lighthearted who done it The story is narrated by a first person tag team of the young widow, Lady Simney a former actress who is the first to admit that her in laws are dubious and the assistant police detective, Harold a Watson type without a Sherlock who s writing a letter to his father and has quite a crush on the pretty Lady Simney.The stor [...]

    4. John Carter says:

      I always enjoy Michael Innes, but I had a bit of a surprise here I d plucked this off the shelf or less at random, thinking it had been too long since I d read an Appleby mystery only to find that Appleby wasn t in it at all apart from two or three remarks such as the best since Appleby s time Nonetheless I thought it was a good story And I was very pleased about this instead of being five steps behind the police as I usually am, I was only two steps or even sometimes just half a step behind An [...]

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