Download E-books The Methods of Sergeant Cluff: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics) PDF

It's a rainy and windy evening within the city of Gunnarshaw, at the fringe of the Yorkshire moors. The physique of younger Jane Trundle, assistant within the chemist’s store, is found mendacity face down at the cobblestones.

Sergeant Caleb Cluff isn't really a guy of many phrases, and neither does he play via the foundations. He might exasperate his superiors, yet he has the dependable help of his constable and he's the one CID guy within the department. The case is his.

Life in Gunnarshaw is difficult, with its humans stuck up in a inflexible community of social conventions. yet as Cluff’s research deepens, Gunnarshaw’s veneer of hard-working respectability begins to collapse. Sparse, annoying, and moodily evoking the unforgiving panorama, this vintage crime novel retains the reader guessing to the tip.

Show description

Read or Download The Methods of Sergeant Cluff: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics) PDF

Best British Irish books

I, Partridge: We Need to Talk about Alan. Alan Partridge with Rob Gibbons ... [Et Al.]

Journalist, presenter, broadcaster, husband, father, full of life all-rounder: Alan Partridge. big name of motion blockbuster Alpha Papa; a guy with a desirable prior and an awesome destiny. Gregarious and well known, but Alan's by no means happier than while enjoyable in his personal five-bedroom, south-built condo with 3 acres of land and entry to a personal circulate.

The Mathematics of Love: A Novel

The math of affection is a poignant chronicle of 2 humans, separated through centuries, whose lives—amazingly, impossibly—become interwoven in a super tapestry of tragedy, reminiscence, and time. Following exchange yet in detail attached stories—of a curious, promiscuous teen in her season of exile and awakening within the English geographical region in 1976, and a nineteenth-century soldier broken at the fields of Waterloo, suffering to discover his as far back as existence with the aid of a compassionate, awesome woman—Emma Darwin's breathtaking narrative brilliantly inspires the horrors of battle, the ache of loss, the warmth of ardour, and the iconic energy of affection.

Mary Queen of Scotland and The Isles: A Novel

She was once a toddler topped a queen. .. .A sinner hailed as a saint. .. .A lover denounced as a whore. .. a girl murdered for her goals. .. Margaret George's Mary Queen of Scotland & the Isles brings to lifestyles the interesting tale of Mary, who turned the Queen of Scots whilst she was once purely six days outdated. Raised within the glittering French court docket, returning to Scotland to rule as a Catholic monarch over a newly Protestant state, and accomplished like a legal in Queen Elizabeth's England, Queen Mary lived a real looking no different, and Margaret George weaves the evidence right into a gorgeous paintings of historic fiction.

Extra info for The Methods of Sergeant Cluff: A British Library Crime Classic (British Library Crime Classics)

Show sample text content

Rated 4.27 of 5 – based on 49 votes