Death on the Swim

Wishart & Co 1933
Jacket artwork by Paul Rotha

We interested in buying UK first editions in dust jacket by this author
We are paying the VERY HIGHEST prices for books we seek
If you have anything you may consider selling
sell books

Author's signature - autograph - signed edition
Charles Lahr was the proprietor of
The Progressive Bookshop in Red Lion Street
and Shelia was his daughter

Books for Sale
Buy a Copy of this Book

Simon Bibliography    

Poor blurb quality - apologies

SIMON' is the pseudonym of the writer whose firstrst story Murder among Friends was one of the few unusual thrillers of 1933-Tils second book is no less out of the ordinary than the first; |c" is likely to have a more pop-par appeal, whilst being still so ""ifferent as to attract the reader •ho is tired of the conventional mysteries. the setting is a South Coast Sown and the actors a group of fdiampion swimmers of various .^nationalities who are assembled lefe awaiting suitable weather 'ettiditions for their attempts to swim the Channel and so win prize of a thousand pounds fered by a stunting newspaper. The tragic death of one of the competitors, a charming girl, at the outset of the story, reveals ie.. presence of a threat to any Stitential winner of the prize. ;But from whom* It is the of the source of this scrupulous competitor that ipies the rest of the story— which* owing to the peculiar Sctpistances, there & much Lusual detail to intrigue the ^clue-finder and much starting ""'"";hares before the real quarry

Classic Crime Fiction

Books Wanted     Bibliography     Dust Jacket Artwork     Home Page