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Magpie murders Anthony Horowitz.

By: Horowitz, Anthony, 1955- [author.].
Edition: First U.S. edition.Description: 4, 213, 236 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780062645227; 0062645226; 9780062645234; 0062645234.Subject(s): Murder -- Fiction | Crime writing -- Fiction | Book editors -- Fiction | London (England) -- FictionGenre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction. | Fiction. | Mystery fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction. | Detective and mystery fiction.DDC classification: 823/.914 Other classification: FIC019000 Summary: A "brilliant and strikingly original reimagining of the classic whodunit (a la Agatha Christie) with a contemporary mystery wrapped around it"--Summary: After working with bestselling crime writer Alan Conway for years, editor Susan Ryeland is intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus P�und, who solves mysteries in sleepy English villages. His traditional formula has proved hugely successful, so successful that Susan must continue to put up with his troubling behavior if she wants to keep her job. Conway's latest tale involves a murder at Pye Hall, with dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects. But the more Susan reads, the more she's convinced that there is another story hidden in the pages of the manuscript: one of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition, and murder.
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"Originally published in Great Britain in 2016 by Orion Books"--Title page verso.

A "brilliant and strikingly original reimagining of the classic whodunit (a la Agatha Christie) with a contemporary mystery wrapped around it"--

After working with bestselling crime writer Alan Conway for years, editor Susan Ryeland is intimately familiar with his detective, Atticus P�und, who solves mysteries in sleepy English villages. His traditional formula has proved hugely successful, so successful that Susan must continue to put up with his troubling behavior if she wants to keep her job. Conway's latest tale involves a murder at Pye Hall, with dead bodies and a host of intriguing suspects. But the more Susan reads, the more she's convinced that there is another story hidden in the pages of the manuscript: one of real-life jealousy, greed, ruthless ambition, and murder.

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