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John Arnold Bibliography

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Title   Date Issue Points - Notes
Murder ! Jenkins 1926 DW 7/6. US: 1927 Small
The Surrey Wood Mystery Herbert 1928 DW 7/6. US: 1928 Dutton as
The Murders in Surrey Wood
What Happened at Andals ? Jenkins 1929 DW 7/6. US: 1930 Dutton
The London Bridge Mystery HJ 1932 DJ 7/6. No American issue
Tumult in San Benito HJ 1934 DW 7/6. No US

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Further Information
John Arnold was born in 1903 and that's that! We remain otherwise ignorant. Clearly, he was not a prolific author, unless this was a pseudonym? We would welcome any information from family members in order to rectify this situation and to preserve the name. The English 1st editions benefit from extremely attractive jackets. The one above is credited only with -B-, so bears further investigation.

This information was sent in by Mary Nokes of the Braughing Local History Society:
On behalf of our local history society I'm researching people, killed during World War 2, who came from the village of Braughing, East Hertfordshire. John Arnold appears on our two war memorials. The one inside the church reads:
"Lance Corporal John Arnold, Royal Army Service Corps, August 13th 1945, aged 42."

I understand that he was captured when Hong Kong fell, Christmas 1941. His mother, Lillian Arnold, was also a writer. They lived in one half of an old house in the village known as Braughingbury.


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