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THE DAFFODIL MYSTERY by  Edgar Wallace - 1930 - from Lakin & Marley Rare Books  and Biblio.com

THE DAFFODIL MYSTERY

by Wallace, Edgar

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine to FINE


London: Ward, Lock, 1930. Wallace, Edgar. THE DAFFODIL MYSTERY. London: Ward, Lock, c. 1930. Early Reprint. A NEAR FINE copy (only the lightest bit of edge wear, touch of foxing to the edges) in a stunningly bright NEAR FINE or BETTER example of this attractive ORIGINAL DUST JACKET (a TINY bit of rubbing to the folds else almost as new). Mr. Thornton Lyne, minor poet and department store owner, is found dead in Hyde Park. When in serial form, the publishers offered two hundred pounds if anyone could solve the murder. The prize went unclaimed. Now it's your turn. Why give the gift of flowers when you can offer this bouquet of deadly daffodils?. Near Fine/Near Fine to FINE.

Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (1875-1932) was a prolific British crime writer, journalist and playwright, who published 175 novels, 24 plays, and countless articles in newspapers and journals. Over 160 films have been made of his novels, more than any other author.The Daffodil Mystery (1920) is one of his classic mystery novels, full of devious twists and turns that will keep the reader guessing until the end!



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