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The zig zag girl, Elly Griffiths

Label
The zig zag girl
Title
The zig zag girl
Statement of responsibility
Elly Griffiths
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brighton, 1950. When the body of a girl is found, cut into three, Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is reminded of a magic trick, the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old friend of Edgar's. They served together in the war as part of a shadowy unit called the Magic Men. Max is still on the circuit, touring seaside towns in the company of ventriloquists, sword-swallowers and dancing girls. Changing times mean that variety is not what it once was, yet Max is reluctant to leave this world to help Edgar investigate. But when the dead girl turns out to be known to him, Max changes his mind. Another death, another magic trick: Edgar and Max become convinced that the answer to the murders lies in their army days. When Edgar receives a letter warning of another 'trick', the Wolf Trap, he knows that they are all in the killer's sights..
Member of
Summary
Investigating a murder committed in the style of a famous magic trick, Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens reconnects with an illusionist friend from World War II to uncover links to their special ops service
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Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10443707
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Griffiths, Elly
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Stephens and Mephisto novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Magic tricks
  • Brighton (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The zig zag girl, Elly Griffiths
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053461175
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9781848667617
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Label
The zig zag girl, Elly Griffiths
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000053461175
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9781848667617
Isbn Type
(paperback)

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