The Red House Mystery

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Author(s): A.A. Milne
Genre: Mystery
Original Publish Date: Jun 05, 2012
Product Number: EB00792191
Released: Dec 02, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486137230
Publisher: Dover Publications
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Description

The creator of such beloved storybook characters for children as Winnie-the-Pooh, Piglet, and Eeyore, A. A. Milne was also the author of numerous dramas, essays, and novels for adults — among them, this droll and finely crafted whodunit. In it, Milne takes readers to the Red House, a comfortable residence in the placid English countryside that is the bachelor home of Mr. Mark Ablett. While visiting this cozy retreat, amateur detective Anthony Gillingham and his chum, Bill Beverley, investigate their genial host's disappearance and its connection with a mysterious shooting. Was the victim, whose body was found after a heated exchange with the host, shot in an act of self-defense? If so, why did the host flee, and if not, what drove him to murder? Between games of billiards and bowls, the taking of tea, and other genteel pursuits, Gillingham and Beverley explore the possibilities in a light-hearted series of capers involving secret passageways, underwater evidence, and other atmospheric devices. Sparkling with witty dialogue, deft plotting, and an intriguing cast of characters, this rare gem will charm mystery lovers, Anglophiles, and general readers alike.

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eAudio
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Author(s): A.A. Milne
Narrator(s): William Sutherland
Product Number Z100093773
Released: Jun 16, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781481556149
eBook
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Author(s): A.A. Milne
Product Number EB00356136
Released: May 27, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781480493940
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Author(s): A.A. Milne
Genre: Classics
Product Number EB00677651
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Start Classics
ISBN: #9781627938594

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