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Wexford and Burden investigate the death of a middle aged woman in Kingsmarkham. All the clues point to her London life, but they find no trace of her - apart from a link to a mysterious writer.
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Plot & Themes

How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given Time/era of story:    -   1960's-1970's Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   police/lawman Age:    -   40's-50's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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