The Chinese Shawl

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J. B. Lippincott company,
Pub. Date:
1943.
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English
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In this classic British mystery starring a sleuth "who has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot," Miss Silver investigates a murder that may have its roots in a new romance--or an old family feud ( Manchester Evening News ). An amateur who happened on a career in theater, Tanis Lyle has just finished filming her first motion picture. The young woman has electric charm, and seems to hypnotize all who meet her--including Laura Fane, a distant cousin who, because of a long-standing family feud, has never been allowed to meet her glamorous relative. But while all of London seems to love Tanis, her powerful effect on men causes some to despise her. And when the actress's life is cut short by an unknown hand, investigator Miss Maud Silver will have to hunt for a killer.
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Grouping Title chinese shawl
Grouping Author wentworth patricia
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, Electronic books, Silver, Maud (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Women detectives -- England -- Fiction, Women private investigators -- England -- Fiction
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