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By Ellis Peters

Unique book: 1965

When an outdated grave finds our bodies, neither of which belong to the fellow named at the tombstone, Detective Inspector George Felse is once more known as upon to enquire

whereas on a beach holiday in Cornwall along with his son, Dominic, Detective Inspector George Felse can’t support yet examine a depressing secret of smuggling, lacking our bodies, and murder.

Jan Treverra was once a mythical Cornish poet and smuggler who died centuries in the past. but if neighborhood pupil Simon Towne arranges to open Treverra’s grave looking for his long-lost literary legacy, the tomb yields useless our bodies . . . and neither one is the physique of Jan Treverra. during this derelict beach graveyard, Felse uncovers a path of violence in Maymouth’s historical past that casts shadows centuries long. . . .
A great Derangement of Epitaphs is the 4th ebook within the Felse Investigations, yet you'll get pleasure from interpreting the sequence in any order.

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He did it by throwing me into darkest hell and tearing me out by the roots of my hair, a method which, according to my knowledge, only one person survived, namely myself, who am damned to survive anything. And out of my colossal gratitude I did not hesitate to betray him by photographing him. ” “ I don’t understand what you’re trying to tell me,” replied the Commissioner, who was not quite sure whether this was the vodka’s fault or not. The giant laughed and pulled a second bottle out of his caftan.

I’m curious by nature, and I’m amusing myself in my bed here with criminological combinations. An old cat just cannot give up chasing mice. In this issue of Life I found a picture of an SS camp doctor in Stutthof by the name of Nehle. T ry to find out whether he is still in jail or what became of him. ” Lutz wrote everything down. He would inquire, he promised, surprised at the old man’s request. Then he said good-by. “ Good luck, and get well,” he said, shaking the Commissioner’s hand. “ I’ll have the information for you by tonight.

Emmenberger fetched water from the well with a strange haste, as if he knew what was going to happen. Needless to say, that’s impossible. We started a fire on the primitive 26 THE Q U A R R Y stove; there was even a kettle. And then, in this weird atmosphere of fear and fatigue which had overcome us, one of us met with an accident. It was a fat boy from Lucerne, the son of an innkeeper—nobody really knew why he was studying medicine. A year later he took over his father’s hotel. He was an awkward fellow.

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