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An Author Bites the Dust Audiobook

An Author Bites the Dust

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A cat ... a ping-pong ball ... a drunken gardener ... With these slight clues to go on Detective-Inspector Bonaparte investigates the mysterious death of famous author, Mervyn Blake, who dies an agonizing death late one night in his writing room. But how did he die? No one knows. No one that is until Bony's acute observation of human nature uncovers the murderer - and the method used to kill Blake.

One of the few Bonaparte mysteries not set in the Outback, An Author Bites the Dust reveals the author as his best and most ingenious.

©1987 Arthur Upfield; (P)2009 Bolinda Publishing

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  • Jonmontanavega
    29/05/10
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    "Location, location, location"

    I like books that work at several levels. For example, historical novels that spin a good story and also give me a flavor of the time and place. This is what Upfield does in his Bony novels. Most are set before WWII in Australia and feature an aborigine who has become a detective.
    This one takes place in an unfamiliar settering: suburban Australia before the war. I probably enjoyed many of the others better, but ... that does not mean this one isn't a good listen.

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