By Gladys Mitchell
Bearing a present of a crammed boar's head, Mrs. Beatrice Lestrange Bradley descends upon her nephew Carey Lestrange's Oxfordshire pig farm for the vacations. the home is a full of life one: as well as Mrs. Bradley's grandnephew Denis and chauffeur George, state existence is definitely maintained by way of Mrs. Ditch, whose husband and sons are hearty practitioners of the morris dance. information travels neighboring solicitor has bought a observe with funds not easy the guy to wait a ghost-watch for the looks of a neighborhood legend. the unlucky attorney accepts the phrases, and meets his destiny alongside the riverside, possibly lifeless of a middle attack.
Foul play—if any there be, argues the unconvinced nation inspector—may were instigated via a quarrelsome pig farmer named Simith, who had a status feud with the solicitor. The suspect, despite the fact that, meets his finish presently thereafter; it sounds as if, it truly is death-by-boar. Such colourful demises intrigue the previous psychoanalyst, and Mrs. Bradley starts investigating in earnest, uncovering hidden causes, mystery passages, defaced church buildings, and murderous purpose in a chain of pig booklet entries. because the iciness supplies method to spring, Mrs. Bradley grows more and more involved that the killer may perhaps strike back, and this time a lot too as regards to the Lestrange farm.
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Dead Men's Morris (Mrs. Bradley) by Gladys Mitchell