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The Case of William Smith

Patricia Wentworth

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Miss Silver Series, Fiction, Crime & mystery

They hoped he would never come back . . . classic crime in stunning new livery.

Who was William Smith And why was Mavis Jones so horrified to see him

For seven years William had worked as a woodcarver for the local toyshop, ignorant of his true identity. The war had robbed him of his memory, and no one expected him to ever find the answer. So when he took his work to Evesleys Ltd, why was his life instantly in danger

When William makes the frightening discovery that there are people determined not to let his memory return whatever the cost, Miss Silver is called in to investigate. But will she uncover their treachery before Mavis strikes again...

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Praise for The Case of William Smith

  • Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller - Daily Telegraph

  • Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot - Manchester Evening News

  • You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver - Observer

  • Miss Wentworth's plot is ingenious, her characterization acute, her solution satisfying - The Scotsman

  • Miss Silver is marvellous - Daily Mail

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Patricia Wentworth

Patricia Wentworth was born in Uttarakhand, India but as a young girl moved to London to study at Blackheath High School for Girls.

After writing several romances she turned her hand to crime fiction. She wrote dozens of bestselling mysteries before her death in 1961, and is recognised as one of the mistresses of classic crime fiction.

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