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C St John Sprigg Bibliography

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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
Crime in Kensington Eldon 1933 DW 7/6. US: 1933 Dial as Pass the Body
Fatality in Fleet Street Eldon 1933 DW 7/6. No American edition
The Perfect Alibi Elson 1934 July 34. DW 7/6. US: 1934 Doubleday
Death of an Airman Hutchinson 1934 Oct 34. DW 7/6. US: 1935 Doubleday
Death of a Queen Nelson 1935 Apr 35. DW 7/6. Not published stateside
The Corpse With the Sunburnt Face Nelson 1935 Nov 35. DW 7/6. US: 1935 Doubleday
The Six Queer Things Jenkins 1937 DW 7/6. US: 1937 Doubleday

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C St John Sprigg, born 1907 to 1937, had two main series characters, Inspector Bernard Bray and Charles Venables. He also wrote under his real name of Christopher Caudwell, various journalistic endeavours, non-fiction etc. He became involved in Marxism in the mid 1930s and later went on to fight Franco in Spain where he lost his life at a machine gun post whilst covering his comrades retreat. Please note as this is a mystery fiction website we have only covered the relevant books in this checklist

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