Title Five Bells and Bladebone, The
Book Condition Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust wrapper
Edition First US Edition
Size 299 pages
Publisher Boston Little, Brown & Company 1987
0316328898 / 9780316328890
Seller ID 7376
Corners lightly bumped, page edges faintly smudged. Unclipped dust wrapper very lightly rubbed and edgeworn with a faintly sunned spine. Rear white panel a bit age yellowed. A nice copy. ; The ninth book in the Richard Jury / Melrose Plant mystery series. "When a dismembered corpse is found in the compartments of an antique secretaire a abattant, Marshall Trueblood, recipient of the precious piece of furniture, is the first to protest: "I bought the desk, not the body, send it back." Who would want to kill Simon Lean, the greedy nephew of the wealthy Lady Summerston?
Leave it to Superintendent Richard Jury of Scotland Yard to suggest a connection to the murder of brassy Limehouse lady named Sadie Driver, found dead near Wapping Old Stairs...if that stone-cold body on the slipway is really Sadie. Not even her brother, Tommy, on a visit from Gravesend, can swear to it."; The entire Richard Jury series recommended by Norma H. Image is actual copy on offer.
Murder Mystery, England, Police Detective, Richard Jury