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  • Author:
    Manning Coles
  • ISBN:
    1601870264
  • ISBN13:
    978-1601870261
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  • Publisher:
    Rue Morgue; Reprint edition (July 1, 2008)
  • Pages:
    191 pages
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    Thrillers & Suspense
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Rue Morgue Press are doing us a great favor by reissuing all the Tommy Hambledon spy novels by Manning Coles (actually Adelaide Manning and Cyril Coles-Cyril was in British Intelligence, so the stories all have a ring of truth to them).

Rue Morgue Press are doing us a great favor by reissuing all the Tommy Hambledon spy novels by Manning Coles (actually Adelaide Manning and Cyril Coles-Cyril was in British Intelligence, so the stories all have a ring of truth to them). This, the third in the series, is a moderately paced but interesting novel, set in Portsmouth, England, just before WWII.

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They Tell No Tales(Rue Morgue Vintage Mystery) Paperback. Wonder historical mystery set in WWI German, a perfect companion to Coles; A TOAST TO TOMORROW - a delight read that I undertake once a year. Great insight to the period.

Manning and Coles were neighbors in East Meon, Hampshire. They Tell No Tales, 1941. Coles worked for British Intelligence in both the World Wars. Manning worked for the War Office during World War I. Their first books were fairly realistic and with a touch of grimness; their postwar books perhaps suffered from an excess of lightheartedness and whimsy. They also wrote a number of humorous novels about modern-day ghosts, some of them involving ghostly cousins named Charles and James Latimer. Without Lawful Authority, 1943. Archived from the original on 29 September 2012.

They Tell No Tales book. Published July 1st 2008 by Rue Morgue Press (first published 1941). 1601870264 (ISBN13: 9781601870261).

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Rue Morgue Vintage Mysteries. Hambleton has his own brushes with rough treatment, but in the end he does solve the mystery using his information and what Bellair digs u. t moves a little choppy at times, but it is a good read at a slow pace. ChazziFrazz, June 23, 2016.

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Yet how can I tell the police what I know? More importantly, how can I convince them? A letter is easily dismissed, and if I made the . My readers will not like this story as much as they liked The Murders in the Rue Morgue. I admit, I do not like it so much myself.

Yet how can I tell the police what I know? More importantly, how can I convince them? A letter is easily dismissed, and if I made the effort of traveling to France to speak to the people in power there, I should probably find myself locked up. I can imagine how Dupin would respond, with a mocking, pitying smile: A dead man told you I had killed him? And do you often converse with the dead? This is common in America? . I must beg my readers to supply the necessary ending.

Edgar Allan Poe invented detective fiction with these three mesmerising stories of a young eccentric named C. Auguste Dupin: 'The Murders in the Rue Morgue', 'The Mystery of Marie Rogêt' and 'The Purloined Letter'. Dorothy L. Sayers would later describe these tales as 'almost a complete manual of detective theory and practice'. Indeed, Poe's short mysteries inspired the creation of countless literary sleuths, among them Sherlock Holmes. Today the unique Dupin stories still stand out as utterly engrossing page-turners.

The third Tommy Hambledon book finds our secret agent back in England, still battling the Nazis.

Foxanayn
This was a Manning Coles novel I had never been able to find before. One of his early books, it is the third in the series after "Drink to Yesterday" and "Toast to Tomorrow." My family has become big Manning Coles fans, our two favorites are "Toast to Tomorrow" and "Green Hazard." We enjoy the fact that one of the authors was actually in British Intelligence during the first and second wars and the first book "Drink to Yesterday" is loosely based on some of his experiences. They are all enjoyable reads.
Laitchai
Rue Morgue Press are doing us a great favor by reissuing all the Tommy Hambledon spy novels by Manning Coles (actually Adelaide Manning and Cyril Coles--Cyril was in British Intelligence, so the stories all have a ring of truth to them). This, the third in the series, is a moderately paced but interesting novel, set in Portsmouth, England, just before WWII. It's a straightforward spy story, with flashes of humor. (One character asks another, who recently escaped from Germany, when the war will begin. The response is in September, or March, or the next September or March: "Hitler would make a good tax man.") Weighted more toward character than action, it's an intriguing read. Can't wait to read more in the series!
FLIDER
I love anything Manning Coles wrote.
porosh
This book fills in gaps in The Heros life. I thought it lacked some of the sparkle of some of the other books.
TheJonnyTest
excellent
Gaua
Manning Coles books have been big-time favorites of mine for a number of years. Very glad they're being reissued by Rue Morgue.