George Bellairs
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George Bellairs

George Bellairs: a bank manager, a talented crime author, part time journalist and Francophile. His detective stories, written in the 1940s, 50s, 60s and 70s, combine wicked crimes and classic police procedurals, set in small British communities. Best known for his Detective Littlejohn stories, he is celebrated as one Britain's crime classic greats.

"One of the subtlest and wittiest practitioners of the simon-pure British detective story," New York Times

"Mr Bellairs always gives good value" The Sunday Times

"Bellairs works in a comic tradition that extends from Ben Jonson... Each character has a particular trait exaggerated to the point of obsession or caricature." Susan B. MacDougall

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    • The Case of the Demented Spiv

    • The Inspector Littlejohn Mysteries, Book 2
    • By: George Bellairs
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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    It's a rainy, uneventful evening in the Oddfellows' Arms until a man bursts into the pub, clearly unstable, and ranting about a body in Fennings' Mill....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful

    • By Ms Peach on 06-02-19

    Regular price: $13.99

    • The Case of the Famished Parson

    • The Inspector Littlejohn Mysteries, Book 1
    • By: George Bellairs
    • Narrated by: Antony Ferguson
    • Length: 5 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 20
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    Dr. James Macintosh, the bishop of Greyle, was a mysterious man. For a long time, nobody even knew his last name...until his body is found emaciated and battered having been pushed face-first off the edge of a cliff. Inspector Littlejohn faces an incredibly peculiar case....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful mystery

    • By Ms Peach on 04-25-19

    Regular price: $13.99

    • Death of a Busybody

    • By: George Bellairs
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 7 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Miss Ethel Tither has made herself deeply unpopular in the quintessentially English village of Hilary Magna, since she goes out of her way to snoop on people, and interfere with their lives....

    Regular price: $27.17

    • The Dead Shall Be Raised

    • By: George Bellairs
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 6 hrs and 7 mins
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    In the winter of 1940, the Home Guard unearth a skeleton on the moor above the busy town of Hatterworth. 23 years earlier, the body of a young textile worker was found...

    Regular price: $17.76

    • Murder of a Quack

    • By: George Bellairs
    • Narrated by: Ric Jerrom
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
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    Nathaniel Wall, the local quack doctor, is found hanging in his consulting room in the Norfolk village of Stalden, but this was not a suicide....

    Regular price: $17.76

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