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The murder of my aunt by Richard Hull

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Published by Chivers in Bath .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Originally published, London: Faber, 1934.

StatementRichard Hull.
SeriesBlack dagger crime, Black Dagger Crime Series
The Physical Object
Pagination(288)p. ;
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17306339M
ISBN 100862208408
OCLC/WorldCa221124482

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Murder of My Aunt (Fingerprint Books) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.4/5. 'The Murder of My Aunt' is a wonderful tale from the mid s. It is certainly a different style of murder mystery as no police are involved at all! In fact there are relatively few characters to keep track of in this story but the characters that feature are brilliantly portrayed/5(48).   In this darkly comic, quite immoral masterwork, Edward is an effete, poor young man who has something in store for his only relative, his wealthy aunt. First published in , this classic mystery is considered a masterpiece of the inverted detective story, in which it is known "whodunit." The 5/5(4).   Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder"The book fairly races along to its surprising resolution. Fans of vintage crime fiction will hope for more reissues of Hull's work." &#;Publishers WeeklyEdward Powell lives with his Aunt Brand: Poisoned Pen Press, Inc.

  I want you to grab a copy of The Murder of my Aunt and read it. Hull’s an excellent storyteller. He did mention in a letter to his nephew that The Murder of my Aunt (which happens to be his first book) is his best work. I cannot agree less. If you haven’t come across Richard Hull’s works before, start with his first – The Murder of my Aunt. The British LibraryA republished mystery from the s, a golden-age for British crime-writing. The Murder of My Aunt: first published in A darkly humorous depiction of fraught family ties: Edward Powell lives with his Aunt Mildred in the idyllic Welsh town of Llwll. But Edward detests Llwll, loathes the countryside and finds his aunt's company even worse.   Edward Powell lives with his Aunt Mildred in the Welsh town of Lywll. His aunt thinks Lywll an idyllic place to live, but Edward loathes the countryside - and thinks the company even worse. In face, Edward has decided to murder his aunt. A darkly humorous depiction of fraught family ties, The Murder of My Aunt was first published in show more/5(). WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS Edward Powell lives with his Aunt Mildred in the Welsh town of Llwll. His aunt thinks Llwll an idyllic place to live, but Edward loathes the countryside—and thinks the company even worse. In fact, Edward has decided to murder his aunt. A darkly humorous depiction of fraught family ties, The Murder of My Aunt was first .

  Murder of My Aunt was originally published in It is a great choice for British golden age mystery fans who want a lighter look at murder. It would also be a good choice for Stephanie Plum devotees because it has the same madcap seat-of-your-pants feeling. 4 stars! Thanks to Poisoned Pen Press and NetGalley for an advanced copy. Editions for The Murder of My Aunt: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in Cited by: 1. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Get this from a library! The murder of my aunt. [Richard Hull] -- Edward bungles up every attempt he makes to murder his aunt. In the end we learn who has the last laugh.