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Death in the old country

an Inspector Charlie Salter mystery

by Eric Wright

  • 2 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Salter, Charlie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
    • Police -- Great Britain -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementEric Wright.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR9199.3.W66 D4 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination175 p. ;
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3022178M
      ISBN 100684183846
      LC Control Number85002395
      OCLC/WorldCa11866996

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