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« on: November 07, 2023, 06:26:28 am »

Archibald Gordon Macdonell was born in Poona, western India, in 1895. (It is now sometimes spelled "Pune".) He was educated at Winchester College, and left us six mystery novels under the name 'Neil Gordon':

    The Bleston Mystery (1928)
    Professor's Poison (1928)
    Silent Murders (1929)
    The Big Ben Alibi (1930)
    Body Found Stabbed (1932)
    The Shakespeare Murders (1933)

as well as seven comedies under his own name:

    England, Their England (1933)
    How Like An Angel (1934)
    Napoleon and His Marshals (1934)
    A Visit to America (1935)
    Lords and Masters (1936)
    The Autobiography of a Cad (1939)
    Flight from a Lady (1939)

The present book, The Shakespeare Murders, has eighteen chapters:

1.   A Million Pounds
2.   Murder at the Manor
3.   The Treasure
4.   Sparring for Position
5.   Inspector Fleming
6.   The Second Murder
7.   The Sampler Clue
8.   Lady Caroline
9.   The Missing Book
10.   Warm Work at Chiswick
11.   The Shakespeare Clues
12.   The Third Murder
13.   Blackmail
14.   A Game of Poker
15.   The Duke gets in
16.   Kerrigan “contra mundum”
17.   The Treasure
18.   A Million Pounds

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