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The Burry Man's Day by Catriona McPherson
  

The Burry Man's Day

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Synopsis

The Burry Man's Day by Catriona McPherson

This is the second classic whodunnit starring Dandy Gilver. Summer 1923, and as the village of Queensferry prepares for the annual Ferry Fair and the walk of the Burry Man, feelings are running high. With his pagan greenery, his lucky pennies and the nips of whisky he is treated to wherever he goes, the Burry Man has much to offend stricter souls like the minister or temperance pamphleteer. And then at the Fair, in full view of everyone including Dandy Gilver, invited to hand out the prizes he falls down dead. If he has been poisoned then the list of suspects includes anyone with a bottle of whisky in the house, and, here at Queensferry, that means just about everyone.

Reviews

'Most engaging and ingenious crime-cracker I've met in ages..'
Scotland on Sunday

'Dandy is alikeable creation, and McPherson a winning writer.'
The Herald

About the Author

Catriona McPherson

Catriona McPherson was born in the village of Queensferry in south-east Scotland in 1965 and educated at Edinburgh University. She left with a PhD in Linguistics and spent a few years as a university lecturer before beginning to write fiction. The first Dandy Gilver novel was short-listed for the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger 2005 and the second was long-listed for the Theakston's Crime Novel of the Year Award 2007. Catriona writes full-time and divides her time between southern Scotland and northern California.

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Book Info

Publication date

30th August 2007

Author

Catriona McPherson

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Publisher

Robinson Publishing an imprint of Constable and Robinson

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781845295929

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