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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


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StatementEdmund Crispin.
SeriesPenguin crime fiction
The Physical Object
Pagination204 p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18339387M
ISBN 100140013156

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Richard Cadogan, poet and would-be bon vivant, arrives for what he thinks will be a relaxing holiday in the city of dreaming spires. Late one night, however, he discovers the dead body of an elderly woman lying in a toyshop and is coshed on the head. When he comes to, he finds that the toyshop has disappeared and been replaced with a grocery store. 17 rows · Named by P.D. James as one of the best five mysteries of all time. Richard Cadogan is at . Published by sinoppazari.com User, 14 years ago. The Moving Toyshop takes the classic puzzle of the locked room and turns it inside out. A struggling poet, defeated one stormy night by British Railway's unfathomable time-tables, takes shelter in an old toyshop, only to stumble upon the body of a Cited by: 1. May 15,  · The Moving Toyshop, first published in , is Edmund Crispin's most famous novel featuring eccentric amateur detective, Gervase Fen.

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