By Agatha Christie, G. K. Chesterton, Dorothy L. Sayers, G. D. H. Cole, Freeman Wills Crofts, Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane, Anthony Berkeley, Victor L. Whitechurch, Henry Wade, Margaret Cole, John Rhode, Milward Kennedy, Ronald A. Knox
Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, G.K. Chesterton and 9 different writers from the mythical Detection membership collaborate during this fiendishly smart yet forgotten crime novel first released eighty years in the past. Inspector Rudge doesn't come upon many circumstances of homicide within the sleepy seashore city of Whynmouth. but if an outdated sailor lands a rowing boat containing a clean corpse with a stab wound to the chest, the Inspector's research instantly comes up opposed to numerous stumbling blocks. The vicar, whose boat the physique used to be present in, is obviously withholding info, and the victim's niece has disappeared. there's sincerely extra to this situation than meets the attention -- even the id of the sufferer is termed into doubt. Inspector Rudge starts off to ask yourself simply what number of people have contributed to this remarkable crime and no matter if he'll ever get to the bottom of it! In 1931, Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and ten different crime writers from the newly-formed 'Detection Club' collaborated in publishing a different crime novel. In a literary online game of outcomes, each one writer may write one bankruptcy, leaving G.K. Chesterton to write down a often paradoxical prologue and Anthony Berkeley to tie up all of the free ends. additionally, all the authors supplied their very own resolution in a sealed envelope, all of which seemed on the finish of the ebook, with Agatha Christie's inventive end stated on the time to be 'enough to make the ebook worthy procuring on its own'. The authors of this novel are: G. ok. Chesterton, Canon Victor Whitechurch, G. D. H. Cole and Margaret Cole, Henry Wade, Agatha Christie, John Rhode, Milward Kennedy, Dorothy L. Sayers, Ronald Knox, Freeman Wills Crofts, Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane and Anthony Berkeley.