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Jocelyn Davey Bibliography

UK First Edition Books

The following bibliography contains the criminous titles
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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
The Undoubted Deed Chatto 1956 US: 1956 Knopf as A Capitol Offense
The Naked Villainy Chatto 1958 US: 1958 Knopf
A Touch of Stagefright Chatto 1960  
A Killing in Hats Chatt 1965  
A Treasury Alarm Chatto 1976 US: 1981 Walker
Murder in Paradise Chatto 1982 US: 1982 Walker

See also University Mysteries

Further Information
Jocelyn Davey, real name Chaim Raphael, was born in Yorkshire on 14 July 1908. Sge studied history at Oxford University, which no doubt gave her the inspiration for her series character. Ambrose Usher, an Oxford philosophy don, appears in all the books listed above. He is a witty and erudite bachelor and not dissimilar to Dorothy L Sayers Lord Peter Wimsey . She also wrote several other works of non-fiction, given the nature of the site, these have been omitted. Two titles saw no American release and in all cases the UK editions precede.

 

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