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Title:The West End Horror: A Posthumous Memoir of John H. Watson, M.D
Category:Crime Fiction
Item ID:JM00-5420
Publisher:E. P. Dutton, New York, 1976
Condition:As New
Dust Jacket:Near Fine
E. P. Dutton, 1976, Hardcover, Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine, First

"March 1895. London. A month of strange happenings in the West End. First there is the bizarre murder of theater critic Jonathan McCarthy. Then the lawsuit against the Marquess of Queensberry for libel; the public is scandalized. Next, the ingenue at the Savoy is discovered with her throat slashed. And a police surgeon disappears, taking two corpses with him. Some of the theater district's most fashionable and creative luminaries have been involved: a penniless stage critic and writer named Bernard Shaw; Ellen Terry, the gifted and beautiful actress; a suspicious box office clerk named Bram Stoker; an aging matinee idol, Henry Irving; an unscrupulous publisher calling himself Frank Harris; and a controversial wit by the name of Oscar Wilde." Dust jacket front mildly edge worn. o/was new. BB1 Size: Octavo (standard book size). 222 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Crime Fiction; ISBN: 0525231021. ISBN/EAN: 9780525231028. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5420.
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