The Twenty-Third Man PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

The Twenty-Third Man free pdf Rediscover Gladys Mitchell - one of the 'Big Three' female crime fiction writers alongside Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers. Renowned criminologist, psychoanalyst and sardonic widow Mrs Bradley is enjoying a relaxing holiday on the beautiful island of Hombres Muertos. Then a cave high up in the mountains, containing the mummified bodies of twenty three dead kings, acquires an extra corpse overnight and Mrs Bradley is delighted to be called into action. As her investigations begin it quickly becomes clear that almost everyone on the island has a motive for murder, and a dark secret they are desperate to conceal. But who is the real killer? Opinionated, unconventional, unafraid...If you like Poirot and Miss Marple, you'll love Mrs Bradley.

About Gladys Mitchell

Gladys Maude Winifred Mitchell - or 'The Great Gladys' as Philip Larkin called her - was born in 1901, in Cowley in Oxfordshire. She graduated in history from University College London and in 1921 began her long career as a teacher. Her hobbies included architecture and writing poetry. She studied the works of Sigmund Freud and her interest in witchcraft was encouraged by her friend, the detective novelist Helen Simpson. Her first novel, Speedy Death, was published in 1929 and introduced readers to Beatrice Adela Lestrange Bradley, the detective heroine of a further sixty six crime novels. She wrote at least one novel a year throughout her career and was an early member of the Detection Club, alongside Agatha Christie, G.K Chesterton and Dorothy Sayers.In 1961 she retired from teaching and, from her home in Dorset, continued to write, receiving the Crime Writers' Association Silver Dagger in 1976. Gladys Mitchell died in 1983.

Details Book

Author : Gladys Mitchell
Publisher : Vintage
Data Published : 06 October 2011
ISBN : 0099563274
EAN : 9780099563273
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 224 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews The Twenty-Third Man



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Speedy Death free pdfSpeedy Death

    Rediscover Gladys Mitchell - one of the 'Big Three' female crime fiction writers alongside Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers. Alasdair Bing's guests gather around his dining table at Chaynings..


  • Guilty but Insane free pdfGuilty but Insane

    Guilty But Insane takes an historical approach to golden age detective fiction by Margery Allingham. Christianna Brand. Agatha Christie. Dorothy L. Sayers. and Gladys Mitchell. It examines how writers and readers of detective fiction during the 1920s to 1940s understood guilt..


  • Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Worlds free pdfMarion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Worlds

    Over the course of several decades. Marion Zimmer Bradley developed a group she called "MZB's Writers." Often the initial story they sold to her was their first professional sale..


  • The Floating Admiral free pdfThe Floating Admiral

    Agatha Christie. Dorothy L. Sayers. G.K. Chesterton and nine other writers from the legendary Detection Club collaborate in this fiendishly clever but forgotten crime novel first published 80 years ago..


  • Whose Body? free pdfWhose Body?

    A must-read for fans of Agatha Christie's Poirot and Margery Allingham's Campion Mysteries. Lord Peter Wimsey is the immortal amateur sleuth created by Dorothy L Sayers..


  • The Twenty-Third Man free pdfThe Twenty-Third Man

    . Rediscover Gladys Mitchell - one of the 'Big Three' female crime fiction writers alongside Agatha Christie and Dorothy L. Sayers. Renowned criminologist, psychoanalyst and sardonic widow Mrs Bradley