By Colin Watson
Something's been occurring at Mumblesby. Inspector Purbright unearths it strange widow might be trapped in a rest room in the course of her husband's funeral - and that she should still personal necessary antiques bought with out money owed of sale. The additional he investigates, the extra he uncovers approximately outdated secrets and techniques.
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