Bats in the Belfry: A British Library Crime Classic

Bats in the Belfry: A British Library Crime Classic

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS Bruce Attleton dazzled London's literary scene with his first two novels—but his early promise did not bear fruit. His wife Sybilla is a glittering ...

About The Author

E.C.R. Lorac

E.C.R. Lorac was a pen name of Edith Caroline Rivett (1894-1958) who was a prolific writer of crime fiction from the 1930s to the 1950s, and a member of the prestigious Detection Club. Her books have been almost entirely neglected ...

About The Author

Martin Edwards

Martin Edwards has published sixteen crime novels and more than 50 short stories. His crime fiction has been short-listed for several awards and in 2008 he won the CWA Short Story Dagger. He had edited 20 crime anthologies and contributed ...

Reviews of

Bats in the Belfry: A British Library Crime Classic

“The intricacies of the characters’ relationships and the trove of secrets Scotland Yard Inspector Macdonald uncovers make for riveting reading.”

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“The mystery is so complex, in fact, that Lorac, the pseudonym of Edith Caroline Rivett (1894-1958), requires the services of some aggressively facetious suspects, a low-key lead detective who’s a welcome change of pace, and an army of nondescript and interchangeable satellite police officers. Ah, those were the days.”

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