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Perfect gallows

Peter Dickinson

Perfect gallows

a novel of suspense

by Peter Dickinson

  • 331 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Fiction,
    • Actors -- Fiction,
    • Large type books,
    • England -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Dickinson.
      SeriesLandmark books
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6054.I35 P47 1988b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination349 p. (large print) ;
      Number of Pages349
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2034516M
      ISBN 10155736088X
      LC Control Number88010540
      OCLC/WorldCa17838407

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The twisted circumstances surrounding an unspeakable crime, an old man's fortune, and a production of Shakespeare's The Tempest come to light four decades on in this masterful tale of greed, deception, and murder by CWA Gold Dagger winner Peter Dickinson Behind his practiced facade of cheerful sophistication, the renowned actor Adrian Waring is a haunted man.

Perfect Gallows: a novel of suspense by Peter Dickinson; 8 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction, Actors, World War, ; Places: England. Read "Perfect Gallows A Crime Novel" by Peter Dickinson available from Rakuten Kobo. The twisted circumstances surrounding an unspeakable crime, an old man’s fortune, and a production of Shakespeare’s The Brand: Open Road Media.

PERFECT is an entirely different book, revealing the versatility of this author. And indeed, I expect it WILL be Perfect for some readers. My personal reading First, I’d be remiss if I didn’t give a big thank you to Goodreads FirstReads and Random House for providing an advance copy of PERFECT in exchange for an honest review/5.

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