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Paperback:The dead shall be raised [and] The murder of a quack.:2016 The dead shall be raised [and] The murder of a quack.
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Author: Bellairs, George.
Publication year: 2016
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: London : The British Library, 2016.
ISBN: 0712356525 9780712356527 (pbk): 8.99
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Two classic cases featuring Detective-Inspector Littlejohn. In the winter of 1940, the Home Guard unearths a skeleton on the moor above the busy town of Hatterworth. 23 years earlier, the body of a young textile worker was found in the same spot, and the prime suspect was never found - but the second body is now identified as his. Inspector Littlejohn is in the area for Christmas and takes on the investigation of the newly reopened case. Soon it becomes clear that the murderer is still at large. Nathaniel Wall, the local quack doctor, is found hanging in his consulting room in the Norfolk village of Stalden - but this was not a suicide. Wall may not have been a qualified doctor, but his skill as a bonesetter and his commitment to village life were highly valued. Scotland Yard is drafted in to assist. Quickly settling into his accommodation at the village pub, Littlejohn begins to examine the evidence.
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