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In this short novel, a few inhabitants in the ...
on 26 December 2016
In this short novel, a few inhabitants in the Cornish village of Kergwyn comes to life during the police investigation of a young woman's death. And in his first novel, with many more to follow, William J Burley introduce the reader to the world of superintendent Wycliffe. The lasting impression from this case will not be who did what, or why, instead you'll remember the subtle and elusive English countryside, delicate characterized from the view of the superintendent. Published in 1968 we are far away from technical gadgets, mobile phones or computers. This is police work back to basic which in today's blazing world for some of us might be perceived as obsolete and slow, but for others, nonetheless charmingly effective.