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Six against Scotland yard

Six against Scotland yard

in which Margery Allingham, Anthony Berkeley, Freeman Wills Crofts, Father Ronald Knox, Dorothy L. Sayers, Russell Thorndike commit the crime of murder which ex-Superintendent Cornish, C.I.D., is called upon to solve.

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Published by The Sun Dial Press, Inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ex-police officers -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAllingham, Margery, 1904-1966., Berkeley, Anthony, 1893-1971., Crofts, Freeman Wills, 1879-1957., Knox, Ronald Arbuthnott, 1888-1957., Sayers, Dorothy L. 1893-1957., Thorndike, Russell, b. 1885., Cornish, G. W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ1 .S633
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 302 p.
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6365589M
    LC Control Number38003542
    OCLC/WorldCa18831281


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