The Belting Inheritance: A British Library Crime Classic

The Belting Inheritance: A British Library Crime Classic

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS 'Cleverly told ... brilliant character work and plotting up to the usual Symons standard.' – Observer Lady Wainwright presides over the gothic gloom at ...

About The Author

Julian Symons

JULIAN SYMONS (1912-1984) was a notable writer of British crime fiction from the 1950s until his death, publishing more than thirty novels in total. He served as President of the prestigious Detection Club, won two Edgar Awards from the Mystery ...

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The Belting Inheritance: A British Library Crime Classic

“Veteran puzzle hounds who guess the ending will still be moved by its power. The tale’s valedictory tone, perfectly suited to a story set 10 years before Symons wrote it and hearkening back to social institutions from a still earlier age, is underlined by its reprinting 54 years later.”

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