The Man of Death
by Arthur Gask
Publisher: Herbert Jenkins 1949
Number of pages: 299
In the lonely hours upon an unfrequented part of the Norfolk coast a retired Cambridge professor is living by himself. Gradually he becomes aware that his house, which is built on the site of an old church, is being watched. For help he turns to Gilbert Larose!
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by Arthur Gask - The Courier-Mail
Larose is called from retirement to solve a mystery -- a mystery more baffling than those which have made his name. Six murders in seven weeks and Scotland Yard is helpless. The crimes give no clue -- not even a similarity of method to connect them.
by Arthur Gask - Herbert Jenkins
During a few short weeks, four persons residing in adjoining towns and villages upon the coast of Suffolk had mysteriously disappeared from their homes, leaving no traces behind them. The local authorities were disinclined to move in the matter ...
by Arthur Gask - The Courier Mail
These last three days have been a perfect nightmare for everyone. The place has been full of policemen and detectives, and now, to cap all, we hear that the terrible Gilbert Larose is coming, and that means, so Mr. Slim says, a hanging for someone.
by Arthur Gask - H. Jenkins Ltd.
My life is so many, many times forfeit to the State that were my hideous secret to become known, even now, after all these years, infuriated crowds would gather at my gate and I should be torn limb from limb without the slightest hope of mercy ...