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The Word is Murder

Anthony Horowitz

  • First edition
  • First printing
  • Signed by the author

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Hardcover New and Signed First Edition, First Printing.

Anthony Horowitz Joined us on the 13th September 2017 for our Autumn Literary Festival and signed a number of copies of this exciting new thriller.

The scene is set… a woman enters a funeral directors to arrange her own funeral. Six hours later she is found dead. Detective Daniel Hawthorne arrives on the scene with his trusted accomplice and writer…Anthony Horowitz himself.

‘The beguiling whodunit plot is dispatched with characteristic elan as Horowitz blurs the line between fact and fiction’ – (Financial Times)

  • ISBN 9781780896847
  • Title The Word is Murder
  • Author Anthony Horowitz
  • Publisher Cornerstone
  • Imprint Century
  • Binding Hardback
  • Publication date Thursday 1st January 1970
  • Width 16.2cm
  • Height 24cm
  • Thickness 3.5cm
  • Weight 665g
  • Number of pages 400

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