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Mortmain Hall by Martin Edwards

Mortmain Hall

Martin Edwards

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Imprint: Head of Zeus
Publisher: Head of Zeus
Publication date: 2 Apr 2020
ISBN: 9781788546126

A Gothic remaking of the classic country house murder mystery.

3 stars out of 5
Mark Sanderson
18 Apr 2020

"it’s all good, if soulless, fun"

Martin Edwards is a guru of the interwar Golden Age of crime novels, and his work pays homage to the intricate puppetry and byzantine plotting popular in the period. Sometimes the pastiche veers towards parody — death by lion in Yorkshire — but it’s all good, if soulless, fun.