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Elspeth Huxley Bibliography

UK First Edition Books

This checklist contains only the criminous titles
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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
Murder at Government House Methuen 1937 Jacket priced 7/6
Murder on Safari Methuen 1938 Jacket priced 7/6
Death of an Aryan Methuen 1939 DJ 7/6. US: African Poison Murders
The Merry Hippo Chatto 1963 US: Incident at the Merry Hippo

Further Information
Elspeth Huxley was born in London on 23rd July 1907 but spent her childhood years in Kenya, hence the African theme that runs through her criminous work. Her series character was Superintendent Vachell who appeared in the first three books. Huxley did write six other novels, though non-criminous, and over thirty works of non-fiction.

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