"A thirties classic" (Independent)
"It's an excellent introduction to this fine series of well-made and thoroughly engaging mysteries, which are some of the best of their kind." (Laura Wilson Guardian)
"His plots are ingenious" (Times Literary Supplement)
"The Nicholas Blake books are something quite by themselves in English detective fiction" (Elizabeth Bowen)
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In the first Nigel Strangeways murder mystery an obnoxious schoolboy is found dead at his school Sports Day; can the eccentric amateur detective help find the killer?