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Fire in the thatch

E. C. R. Lorac

Fire in the thatch

a Chief Inspector Macdonald mystery

by E. C. R. Lorac

  • 179 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Mystery house in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Police -- Great Britain -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby E. C. R. Lorac [pseud.]
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.R526 Fi2, PR6035.I9 Fi2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination270 p.
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6517299M
      LC Control Number47018544
      OCLC/WorldCa1612408

      Get this from a library! Fire in the thatch: a Devon mystery. [E C R Lorac; Martin Edwards] -- "The Second World War is drawing to a close. Nicholas Vaughan, released from the army after an accident, takes refuge in Devon - renting a thatched cottage in the beautiful countryside at Mallory. Book Information Fire in the Thatch. Written by E. C. R. Lorac. Narrated by Kris Dyer. Ratings: Rating: out of 5 stars /5 (3 ratings) Length: 8 hours. Description. The Second World War is drawing to a close. Nicholas Vaughan, released from the army after an accident, takes refuge in Devon renting a thatched cottage in the beautiful.

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Fire in The Thatch a Devon Mystery by E. C. R. Lorac at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   Fire in the Thatch, E.C.R. Lorac. This book begins by establishing the character of a little Devonshire farming area, and a young man who comes to settle there and work on the land after having to leave the army before the end of the Second World War. He’s a quiet man, but conscientious, with a love of hard work for the right purpose.

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for British Library Crime Classics Ser.: Fire in the Thatch by E. C. R. Lorac (, Trade Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Fire in The Thatch: A Devon Mystery by E.C.R. Lorac ~ British Library #CrimeClassics #PoliceProcedural #TuesdayBookBlog Posted in Book Review, British Library Crime Classics, Crime, Historical, Mystery, Police Procedural by Cathy.


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Fire in the thatch by E. C. R. Lorac Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fire in the Thatch, set in during WW2 and first published incould have been two novels. The descriptive passages about the Devon countryside, architecture and people seemed curiously separate from the investigation of a suspicious death in a house fire.4/5.

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‎WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY MARTIN EDWARDS The Second World War is drawing to a close. Nicholas Vaughan, released from the army after an accident, takes refuge in Devon _ renting a thatched cottage in the beautiful countryside at Mallory Fitzjohn. Vaughan sets to work farming the land, reari.

Buy Fire in the Thatch By E. Lorac. Available in used condition with free delivery in the UK. ISBN. Find books like Fire in the Thatch from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Fire in the Thatch also liked: The Body in. Buy Fire in the Thatch by E. Lorac from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ The book presents a fascinating 'return of the prodigal' mystery set in the later stages of the Second World War, amidst the close-knit farmerfolk community of Lancashire's lovely Lune valley.

If you enjoy British mysteries then you want to read Fire in the Thatch. Lorac was one of the early developers of this genre and her novel is just. "An inherently gripping read from beginning to end, Fire in the Thatch is unreservedly recommended for community library Mystery/Suspense collections." Midwest Book Review Read MoreBrand: Sourcebooks.

Downloaded book, 'Fire in the Thatch' to PC and the text formatting is screwed to the extent that it reads in columns about 4 words across. Have tried to find information to fix problem but, if it's there at all, it must be buried beneath the plethora of of other information that is useless to s:   Book Details Originally published Robert MacDonald #27Preceded by Murder by MatchlightFollowed by Murderer's Mistake The Blurb The Second World War is drawing to a close.

Nicholas Vaughan, released from the army after an accident, takes refuge in Devon renting a thatched cottage in the beautiful countryside at Mallory Fitzjohn. Vaughan sets to work farming the. When Little Thatch is destroyed in a blaze, all Vaughan's work goes up in smoke—and Inspector Macdonald is drafted in to uncover a motive for murder.

Fire in the Thatch. Fire in the Thatch is set in rural Devon in and the atmosphere of life in the Devon countryside is highlighted by Lorac’s rich description of the landscape, the traditional ways of farming and the characters. It shows the clear distinctions between the social classes and the tensions between them and the conflicting moral values of the.

Having quite a good reading month thus far. Fire in the Thatch by E.C.R. Lorac is my 4th book for Bev's Mount TBR challenge, my 4th. book also for her Calendar of Crime challenge covering the April category of 'Month related item' (Church) and my 1st.

book for the World at War challenge which is being hosted by Becky at Becky's Book Reviews and covering the category of 'A book .One of the very few known facts about the life of Edith Caroline Rivett is that she was evacuated from London to South Devon during the war.

Among London and North Lancashire this region provides the setting for several of her novels. As seen in Fire in the Thatch she apparently knows about its landscape and agriculture, its vernacular architecture and its people.