The Custom House murder

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When a pacifist is found murdered, questions are raised: why did the man have a loaded revolver? Did he have enemies? As DI Jago digs deep into the man’s past, it seems like more than one person might have had a motive for murder.

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First Published as Enemy Action.September, 1940. With London having endured the Blitz for nearly a month, people are calling for vengeance, but once again the night heralds more destruction. In Custom House, anxious residents dutifully head to the nearest public air-raid shelter as the warning siren wails.When dawn brings the all-clear, people disperse, but one man remains – he is dead, stabbed through the heart. Detective Inspector John Jago discovers that the victim was a pacifist. But why, then, was he carrying a loaded revolver in his pocket?

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Weight 286 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 2.9 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

414

Language

English

Edition

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Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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