By Agatha Christie, G. K. Chesterton, Dorothy L. Sayers, G. D. H. Cole, Freeman Wills Crofts, Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane, Anthony Berkeley, Victor L. Whitechurch, Henry Wade, Margaret Cole, John Rhode, Milward Kennedy, Ronald A. Knox
Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers, G.K. Chesterton and 9 different writers from the mythical Detection membership collaborate during this fiendishly smart yet forgotten crime novel first released eighty years in the past. Inspector Rudge doesn't come across many situations of homicide within the sleepy seashore city of Whynmouth. but if an outdated sailor lands a rowing boat containing a clean corpse with a stab wound to the chest, the Inspector's research instantly comes up opposed to numerous hindrances. The vicar, whose boat the physique was once present in, is obviously withholding details, and the victim's niece has disappeared. there's truly extra to this situation than meets the attention -- even the identification of the sufferer is termed into doubt. Inspector Rudge starts off to ask yourself simply what number of people have contributed to this outstanding crime and even if he'll ever resolve it! In 1931, Agatha Christie, Dorothy L. Sayers and ten different crime writers from the newly-formed 'Detection Club' collaborated in publishing a distinct crime novel. In a literary online game of effects, each one writer could write one bankruptcy, leaving G.K. Chesterton to jot down a commonly paradoxical prologue and Anthony Berkeley to tie up all of the unfastened ends. moreover, all the authors supplied their very own resolution in a sealed envelope, all of which seemed on the finish of the ebook, with Agatha Christie's inventive end said on the time to be 'enough to make the ebook worthy procuring on its own'. The authors of this novel are: G. ok. Chesterton, Canon Victor Whitechurch, G. D. H. Cole and Margaret Cole, Henry Wade, Agatha Christie, John Rhode, Milward Kennedy, Dorothy L. Sayers, Ronald Knox, Freeman Wills Crofts, Edgar Jepson, Clemence Dane and Anthony Berkeley.