- Author:Margaret Yorke
- Publisher:Academy Chicago Pub (June 1, 1987)
- Pages:172 pages
- FB2 format1344 kb
- ePUB format1365 kb
- DJVU format1457 kb
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The Point of Murder book. Margaret Yorke never disappoints, at least for those like me who like cozy British mysteries.
The Point of Murder book. Both plot and character development generally excellent. Also, as this one was written in 1978, great reminder of how the times have changed.
Margaret Yorke was born Margaret Beda Larminie Nicholson in Surrey, but lived in Dublin until 1937, before . With No Medals for the Major published in 1974, she began writing novels of suspense, which include The Point of Murder, Serious Intent and Act of Violence
Margaret Yorke was born Margaret Beda Larminie Nicholson in Surrey, but lived in Dublin until 1937, before moving back to England. During the war, she served in the Woman's Royal Naval Service as a driver. She then worked in the libraries of two Oxford colleges, and was the first woman ever to work in Christ Church library. With No Medals for the Major published in 1974, she began writing novels of suspense, which include The Point of Murder, Serious Intent and Act of Violence. In 1982, she won the Swedish Academy Detection award for the best translated novel, The Scent of Fear. Her books are published in 16 countries.
Margaret Yorke,while an English woman who writes crime novels,should not really be bracketed with the so called Golden Age writers like Christie or Allingham. She is less interested than such writers in creating classic whodunnits,and instead looks at the deceptive reality that lies behind the peaceful outward apearance of things. The Point of Murder-originally published in the US as.
On her way to a rendezvous with her lover, Kate Wilson stops to help a young couple who seem to be having car trouble at the side of the road.
Margaret Yorke (30 January 1924 – 17 November 2012), the pseudonym of Margaret Beda Nicholson (née Larminie), was an English crime fiction writer. Margaret Larminie was born in Compton, Surrey, near Godalming, 30 January 1924. She spent her childhood in Dublin, moving to England in 1937. During World War II she worked as a hospital librarian, then at eighteen she joined the WRNS as a driver.
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The Cost of Silence (1977). The Point of Murder (American title The Come-On) (1978). The Scent of Fear (1980).
Just better She was chairman of the Crime Writers Association in 1979-80. She was awarded the 1999 CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger, and the 1982 Martin Beck Award from the Swedish Academy of Detection for The Scent of Fear. Yorke died at the age of 88 on 17 November 2012. The Cost of Silence (1977).
Margaret Booth is the sole survivor of Mr. Jinglesʼs massacre and the current director of Camp Redwood. She is a character in 1984 portrayed by Leslie Grossman. Margaret had befriended Benjamin 'Benji' Richter at Camp Redwood, but both were constantly harassed by other counselors. In retaliation, Margaret brutally murdered them all and blamed Benjamin because he had sworn to protect her and so Margaret used his war veteran past as a scapegoat, creating an alternative version of events.