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A Blunt Instrument

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Inspectors Hemingway and Hannasyde of Scotland Yard wonder why anyone would want to kill the well-liked, perfectly respectable Ernest Fletcher. The ... Show synopsis

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Overall customer rating: 3.667
Lexman

Heyer's change of MO

by Lexman on May 15, 2009

A must for Heyer fans. The murder happens in the first pages. There are really only 9 suspects to track, so you won't need to take notes (as I find necessary with most of Heyer's mysteries) to solve the case. The mystery is fair; clues abound. To me, the test was not to guess the murderer, but to ... More

Dutchess

Heyer Has a Deft Hand at Murder

by Dutchess on Dec 11, 2008

Georgette Heyer's Inspector Hannasyde heads an interesting investigation with a cast of police who are hot on the trial of every clue. Heyer's characters are wonderful and her villians are usually the victims. A good read. More

rosel

Certainly not the sharpest

by rosel on Sep 19, 2008

I usually enjoy Georgette Heyer mysteries, enlivened by the sparkling wit of this author,who is,of course, better known for her Regency romances.However, this one failed for me on several fronts. The victim, for instance, is described as a ' well-liked ' man-about-Town. Liked by whom, one might ask? ... More

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