crime fiction home

T Arthur Plummer

Who Fired the Factory

Stanley Paul 1947
Jacket design unsigned

We interested in buying pre 1940 UK first editions in jacket
We are paying the VERY HIGHEST prices for choice items
If you have anything you may consider selling
books wanted

T Arthur Plummer

Buy a Copy of this Book

"IT'S darned awful that ghastly things like this could go on with impunity. What the heck's the world coming to, Frampton ? Tell me that. You're the 'wise guy.' The 'one man who knows everything.' 'The blue-eyed sleuth who never makes a mistake.' Well, get cracking now. You've got a devil of a lot to bite on. Get onó or get out! " Chief-inspector Mayne, of the "Great and Glorious," stalked the length of his floor, oblivious to everything save the man who stood calmly inside the door of the office. Outside, the traffic whimpered up and down the Thames Embankment. Inside the office the silence was startling. Mayne stopped dead and stared at Frampton. Frampton was staring into space, blank amazement on his features. "Well, struck dumb ? As a rule you've got plenty to say. Silence doesn't suit you." Andrew Frampton shivered faintly. Blinked. Swallowed. "That's it, sir," he said in a low voice. "Struck dumb, . . . Was that why you sent your clerk from the office?" "Was what why ?"

Classic Crime Fiction

Books Wanted     Bibliography     Dust Jackets     Home Page