Suddenly at His Residence (Inspector Cockrill, #3)



In The Height Of An English Summer, Grandfather Is Found Dead In The Little Grecian Lodge Among The Rose Gardens Of His Estate Inspector Cockrill Has Reason To Believe That Sir Richard Met With An Untimely Death, And That The Evildoer Is Among The Genteel Family Gathered At The Rural Manor But Why On Earth Would One Of The Loving Brood Do Such A Dreadful Thing Simple The Night He Died, Cantankerous Sir Richard Was Arranging To Disinherit His Offspring For The Umpteenth Time Someone Took Murderous Steps To Protect Their Own Interests But The Murderer Left No Scuff In The Carefully Raked Sand Paths, No Trace On The Manicured Lawns Of SwanswaterSuddenly at His Residence (Inspector Cockrill, #3)

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<BOOKS> ⚦ Suddenly at His Residence (Inspector Cockrill, #3)  Author Christianna Brand – E17streets4all.co.uk
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 184 pages
  • Suddenly at His Residence (Inspector Cockrill, #3)
  • Christianna Brand
  • English
  • 02 September 2018
  • 0553254650

10 thoughts on “Suddenly at His Residence (Inspector Cockrill, #3)

  1. says:

    Published in 1946 and set at the end of WWII, this is the third Inspector Cockrill mystery and has also been published under the title, Suddenly at his residence Sir Richard March has kept his house a shrine to his first wife, the beautiful ballerina Serafita, despite marrying his mistress Bella after his wife s death On the anniversary of Serafita s death, he expects his remaining relatives to gather for a ceremony and he then spends the night alone in the small lodge where she died In the Published in 1946 and set at the end of WWII, this is the third Inspector Cockrill mystery and has also been published under the title, Suddenly at his residence Sir Richard March has kept his house a shrine to ...

  2. says:

    Whoever could have killed Grandfather March, who in a fit of temper threatens to disinherit the March grandchildren Is it the cool, lovely Peta Or Claire, who just wants her dear Philip Or Philip himself, torn between his mistress Claire and wife Ellen Or could it be Ellen, the outsider The new will favors Bella, the former mistress and present wife of Grandfather March and Edward, the illegitimate grandson, but both are included in the list of suspects, Bella hating to live in Serafita s s Whoever could have killed Grandfather March, who in a fit of temper threatens to disinherit the March grandchildren Is it the cool, lovely Peta Or Claire, who just wants her dear Philip Or Philip himself, torn between his mistress Claire and wife Ellen Or could it be Ellen, the ou...

  3. says:

    3.5 Not bad but nowhere nearly as good as Green for Danger Cockrill doesn t seem to do much detecting the book focuses on the family and their reactions to events David Thorn did a good narration in this audiobook edition.

  4. says:

    First of all, to read this book, i spent a great deal of struggle through the dramatic character s conversation I don t know, i like conversations, but i find it boring in this book Not always especially when they discuss the solution of the impossible situation of the crime , but mostly i find it boring when they nag at each other I also hate the way cockie the detective investigate the crime For most part he was just a shadow in the background, listening to the suspects bickering ab First of all...

  5. says:

    This book didn t impress me much Partly because, I have read much better mysteries before and also, there was lot of bickering among the characters This is my first Cockrill mystery and he just appears now and then There is no interrogation of characters but just sitting back and observing the talk going on The whodunnit took me by a surprise but I guessed it too, why funnier was as clear as water from early on, howdunnit was guessable too provided, you observe the little cues when the cha This book didn t impress me much Partly because, I have read much better mysteries before and also, there was lot of bickering among the ...

  6. says:

    Spent a few years looking for this book as it was on a top ten list of the best locked room mysteries on the internet Struggled though awful, dull prose and thought, well at least there ll be a clever solution The solution was ridiculous no wonder it was so hard to find

  7. says:

    Another very fine locked room by Christianna Brand.I like her novels, all original.

  8. says:

    Sharp writing, fabulous plot, delicious characters, thrilling suspense, and action to the very last page Love it

  9. says:

    3.5 Stars Brand seems to like doing this thing where you don t understand everything until the very last line I thought it was a bit cheesy in another of her works It s not quite as bad here, but it makes for the same structural problems Because Brand wants to quickly hit readers with the solution in a single line, many other things must be explained and mapped out well in advance In particular, all of the possible motives are given time to shine in regular conversation, with nothing at all 3.5 Stars Brand seems to like doing this thing where you don t understand everything until the very last line I thought it was a bit cheesy in another of her works It s not quite as bad here, but it makes for the same structural problems Because Brand wants to quickly hit readers with the solution in a single line, many other things must be explai...

  10. says:

    I listened to this on audio I had not heard of the author before, but I really enjoyed this A classic Golden Age mystery I m definitely readingof the author s work.

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