The Case Of The Purloined Picture

by christopher bush


“Murder’s my job, not parish politics.”

Ludovic Travers, the unofficial expert of Scotland Yard, pairs with his friend, Superintendent Wharton, to dig deeply into an East Anglian murder. Interwoven are the thefts of antique rugs and pictures from old churches, and in putting together the facts and defining the motives, Travers comes up with the answer—all i’s dotted and t’s crossed in the solution to a diabolical and absorbing mystery.

The Case of the Purloined Picture was originally published in 1949. This new edition features an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.


“First class mystery reading. A good, well planned plot and even better told.” Minneapolis Tribune

Bibliographic Data

Category: Crime Fiction
Publication Date: May 2019
Territories: World English
ISBN: 978 1 913054 07 6 (paperback)/978 1 913054 08 3 (ebook)

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