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[from the back cover] "Cartier Diamond Dagger Award winner Julian Symons has long been acknowledged as the doyen of British crime writers. Here he turns the spotlight on the evil side of human nature in a compelling anthology of murder and suspense. The Man Who Hated Television contains short stories written specially for this collection as well as classics like Et In Acadia Ego, each demonstrating the incisive storytelling for which this author was renowned."
13 mysteries by P. D. James, Gwendoline Butler, Dick Francis, Michael Gilbert, Christianna Brand, Michael Innes, Patricia Highsmith, Celia Fremlin, H. R. F. Keating, Michael Underwood, Ngaio Marsh, Peter Dickinson, and Julian Symons.
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