[Pdf/E–book] Murder at School

Characters ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James Hilton

Murder at School Free download Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub Chool meet with two separate accidental deaths and curious ones at that within the same schoolyear In the manner typical of the Golden Age whodunnit the solution is only presented i. An intriguing mystery by an author definitely NOT known for mysteries The title is definitely indicative of the kind of story it is was it murder Suicide Accident An accident made to look like suicide or a suicide made to look like murder or a murder made to look like accident or a suicide You run amuck in piles of suspects and wade through theories up to your armpits The strong point is Mr Hilton s characters as in his other work I had half figured out the solution just by following the if they didn t talk about it as a possibility it s probably what happened rule of TV Entertaining but I didn t like the ending very much 4 stars for characters and plot 2 for the ending and 1 for the bad poetry sprinkled throughout

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Murder at School Free download Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub N the final pages of the novel Throughout the book an amateur sleuth and a Scotland Yard detective vie with each other to solve the riddle with only one of them successful in the en. James Hilton is now mostly forgotten author Was it Murder is his only detective story and a part of me isn t surprised Although he wrote novels centered on mysteries all his life most famous and beautiful one being his Himalayan masterpiece Lost Horizon he also sentenced himself on a spiral of being so profilic that he turned out to be predictable I knew the solution to the murder halfway through the book But then again detective stories are mostly about the setting English high school as one was particularly refreshing Stormy nights in the dorm death lurking around the corner and a lousy wanna be detectivepoet surrounded by old fashioned teachers did the charm although the main twist didn tBut that doesn t speak against Hilton s ability to tell an engaging story That is after all what was most fun about this short novel the main character not only doesn t solve the murders he is a fool who falls for murderer s every trap until the proper Scotland Yard detective doesn t solve it for him Maybe that s the twist that Hilton had in mind when he wrote this Be it as it may it remains a fact that it s always a good idea to read Hilton s prose His sharp character descriptions easy flowing and yet creative dialogues some twists and turns and the vivid colorful atmosphere isn t absent in this one as well It s not his best but it is after all one of those enjoyable little books which like majority of detective stories are meant to be read rather than uoted Eksyneen muistikirja pages of the novel Throughout the book an amateur sleuth and a Scotland Yard detective vie with each other to solve the riddle with only one of them successful in the en. James Hilton is now mostly forgotten author Was it Murder is his only detective story and a Afternoons with the Blinds Drawn part of me isn t surprised Although he wrote novels centered on mysteries all his life most famous and beautiful one being his Himalayan masterpiece Lost Horizon he also sentenced himself on a spiral of being so ueer Theory and Brokeback Mountain particularly refreshing Stormy nights in the dorm death lurking around the corner and a lousy wanna be detectivepoet surrounded by old fashioned teachers did the charm although the main twist didn tBut that doesn t speak against Hilton s ability to tell an engaging story That is after all what was most fun about this short novel the main character not only doesn t solve the murders he is a fool who falls for murderer s every trap until the The Truth Against the World proper Scotland Yard detective doesn t solve it for him Maybe that s the twist that Hilton had in mind when he wrote this Be it as it may it remains a fact that it s always a good idea to read Hilton s Making Him Sweat Taking Him Down prose His sharp character descriptions easy flowing and yet creative dialogues some twists and turns and the vivid colorful atmosphere isn t absent in this one as well It s not his best but it is after all one of those enjoyable little books which like majority of detective stories are meant to be read rather than uoted

Characters ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James Hilton

Murder at School Free download Ð E-book, or Kindle E-pub A detective novel by James Hilton Murder at School deals with the phenomenon of coincidence by posing the uestion of how likely it is that two brothers attending the same boarding s. Colin Revell is an old boy of Oakington School and when an unexplained death takes place there the headmaster Dr Rosaveare calls him in to investigate as Revell who is a novelist is also known as an amateur sleuthIt is one of the students who has died seemingly accidentally that lead to the headmaster inviting Revell but after undertaking some investigations and coming to no firm conclusions he is dismissed as the headmaster decides that there is no mystery surrounding the death it is deemed to be accidentalHowever when a second suspicious death occurs the headmaster decides not to call in Revell but the latter takes it upon himself to return to Oakington as he is indeed suspicious about the death Eventually Detective Inspector Guthrie is called in from Scotland Yard and while he takes the the lead in the investigation Revell continues his own enuires in the background Despite there being plenty of subterfuge going on nothing definitive comes out of the investigations and therefore Guthrie returns to Scotland Yard with the case left seemingly unsolved and Revell decides to go back to LondonBut the headmaster persuades Revell to remain for the remaining few weeks of the term and act as his personal secretary and this gives Revell chance to investigate further At one point he feels that he has worked out what has happened but then another death occurs and throws the whole episode into utter confusion While this is going on there is an interlude of love interest as Revell discovers that he has an attraction to one of the master s wives and the pair of them become very friendly a fact that upsets the master greatly and which later has significant implicationsAfter much intrigue and an attempt on Revell s life the mysteries are solved and in a rather surprising turn of events Guthrie returns to take the credit something that is not particularly appreciated by Revell who later returns to London to write up his experiences both in prose and verse Murder At School is James Hilton at his best with the schoolmaster characters somewhat reminiscent of similar characters in his eually excellent Goodbye Mr Chips


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  1. says: [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School

    Summary Murder at School [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School Characters ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James Hilton I liked it Wish he'd written mysteries Well written interesting premise

  2. says: Summary Murder at School [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School Characters ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James Hilton

    Summary Murder at School James Hilton ☆ 9 Review Characters ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James Hilton Colin Revell is an old boy of Oakington School and when an unexplained death takes place there the headmaster Dr Rosaveare calls him in to investigate as Revell who is a novelist is also known as an amateur sleuthIt is one

  3. says: Characters ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James Hilton James Hilton ☆ 9 Review Summary Murder at School

    Summary Murder at School James Hilton ☆ 9 Review Characters ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James Hilton There is a reason that many of Hilton's books have been made into movies He writes a darn good story Although this doesn't rank with Random Harvest and Lost Horizon it is a good read that is delightfully British

  4. says: Summary Murder at School [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School Characters ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James Hilton

    [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School A fairly good read — a mystery written the author under the pen name of Glen Trevor and before he would go on and write his famous Lost Horizon and Goodbye Mr Chips To You Mr Chips Based in the academic world like Mr Chips Was It Murder begins with an alumnus Colin Revell returning his former public school in response t

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    [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School This was a frustrating whodunit Having spent years with the wisdom of Sherlock Holmes and the grey cells of Poirot the who dun it appeared so obvious to me right from the word go As the book went on Hilton appeared to be throwing one huge evidence after another to point to the actual culprit but our hero seems to go in all directions but t

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    [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School An intriguing mystery by an author definitely NOT known for mysteries The title is definitely indicative of the

  7. says: Characters ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James Hilton James Hilton ☆ 9 Review Summary Murder at School

    [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School This was not a well constructed mystery at all I usually don't try to solve mysteries while I read them But in this case the solution seemed glaringly obvious if anything confirmed by the fact that the murderer was one of th

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    Summary Murder at School James Hilton ☆ 9 Review [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School It is a long time ago since I read this book but I recall it was one of very few books I could not put down once I started to read it From the beginning I could identify with the protagonist and the mystery at the school grabbed my imagination

  9. says: James Hilton ☆ 9 Review Characters ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ☆ James Hilton Summary Murder at School

    Summary Murder at School James Hilton ☆ 9 Review [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School James Hilton is now mostly forgotten author Was it Murder? is his only detective story and a part of me isn't surprised Although he wrote novels centered on mysteries all his life most famous and beautiful one being his Himalayan masterpiece Lost Horizon he also sentenced himself on a spiral of being so profilic that he turned out to be predictable I knew the solution to the murder halfway through the book Bu

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    [Pdf/E–book] Murder at School Summary Murder at School I thoroughly enjoyed this novel the famous author's only foray into detection written originally as Glen TrevorHilton had obviously read E C

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  • Hardcover
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  • Murder at School
  • James Hilton
  • English
  • 23 August 2018
  • 9780884118299