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The Gazebo [The Summerhouse] (Miss Silver #27)

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This book is a member of the special collection Special Collection: The Works of Patricia Wentworth (1878-1961)

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Title:The Gazebo [The Summerhouse] (Miss Silver #27)
Author:Elles, Dora Amy  Writing under the pseudonym: Wentworth, Patricia
Published:   1955
Publisher:Hodder and Stoughton Limited
Tags:fiction, Miss Silver (Fictitious character), mystery
Description:Although Althea Graham's hypochondriac mother rarely visited the gazebo on their property, she is found dead there one morning. So Althea and her longtime fiance are finally free to marry. They are also the chief suspects. Fortunately, Miss Silver is a friend of Althea's. [Suggest a different description.]
Comments:Miss Silver Mystery #27
Downloads:430
Pages:221 Info

Author Bio for Elles, Dora Amy

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Dora Amy Elles (November 10, 1878 - January 28, 1961) wrote under the pen name of Patricia Wentworth. She was a British crime writer, best known for her Miss Silver Mysteries, though she also wrote romantic novels. Miss Silver is frequently compared to Agatha Christie's Jane Marple, though Patricia Wentworth's first Miss Silver novel pre-dated Agatha Christie's first Miss Marple novel by two years, and may well have inspired Agatha Christie.

In Marion Shaw & Sabine Vanacker's book Reflecting on Miss Marple, they said: "while Miss Marple may receive ten times the attention as Miss Silver, ... the woefully neglected Miss Silver is the real deal - a professional investigator and a stand-up woman, a true forerunner of all future female private eyes."

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