The Ginger Cat Mystery: (aka 'Murder at Marston Manor')

The Ginger Cat Mystery: (aka 'Murder at Marston Manor')

by Robin Forsythe

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781911095170
Publisher: Dean Street Press
Publication date: 12/28/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 216,229
File size: 882 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Robin Forsythe was born Robert Forsythe in 1879. His place of birth was Sialkot, in modern day Pakistan. His mother died when a younger brother was born two years later, and ‘Robin’ was brought up by an ayah until he was eight. He was sent home to Glasgow for education supervised by an unmarried solicitor uncle. He went to school in Glasgow and Northern Ireland. In his teens he had short stories and poetry published and went to London wanting to be a writer.

He married and had a son in 1910, later working in the accounts department of Somerset House in London when he was arrested for theft and fraud in 1928. Sentenced to fifteen months, he began to write his first detective novel in prison.

On his release in 1929 Robin Forsythe published his debut, Missing or Murdered. It introduced Anthony ‘Algernon’ Vereker, an eccentric artist with an extraordinary flair for detective work. It was followed by four more detective novels in the Vereker series, ending with The Spirit Murder Mystery in 1936. All the novels are characterized by the sharp plotting and witty dialogue which epitomize the more effervescent side of golden age crime fiction.

Robin Forsythe died in 1937.

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Ginger Cat Mystery: (aka 'Murder at Marston Manor') 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So English, the very spirit of the English detective fiction.