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Corpse In A Gilded Cage

Author : Robert Barnard
ISBN : 9781476716206
Genre : Fiction
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A man’s home is his castle, but for Percy Spender that motto has been taken just a bit too literally. After the sudden death of first one distant relative and then another, the amiable Perce has become the 12th Earl of Ellesmere. And his home, no longer a cozy council flat, is now the drafty, imposing Chetton Hall, complete with more bedrooms than Perce can count and an army of servants. Frankly, all these fancy trappings make Perce itch. He’d just as soon sell up, buy a comfy cottage, and put a bundle on the ponies. However, some of his mates and family members have other ideas. And the sad fact is that an Unfortunate Accident can happen to anyone, even a lord of the realm.

The Corpse At The Haworth Tandoori

Author : Robert Barnard
ISBN : 9780743224277
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Yorkshire detective Charlie Peace visits an art colony full of quirky individuals as he investigates the murder of a street artist. By the author of A Little Local Murder.

The Cherry Blossom Corpse

Author : Robert Barnard
ISBN : 9781476737195
Genre : Fiction
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Scotland Yard’s Perry Trethowan never wanted to make the trip to Norway for the World Association of Romantic Novelists convention. But it was hard saying no to his newly published sister, Christobel. And besides, the worst he expected was the chilly Scandanavian weather and a harmless if irritating menu of fanciful writers and flowery language. Who could’ve known that backbiting, malice, and bitter rivalry were the true customs of this convention and that the plot line would soon include murder? Amanda Fairchild, the genre’s amorous doyenne, ends up dead while en route to a fjord-side tryst of her own, and the dauntless Trethowan must discover which of these authors has turned the page from romance to homicide.

The Gilded Cage

Author : Lucinda Gray
ISBN : 9781627796538
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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After growing up on a farm in Virginia, Walthingham Hall in England seems like another world to sixteen-year-old Katherine Randolph. Her new life, filled with the splendor of upper class England in the 1820s, is shattered when she discovers the corpse of her brother George in a lake on the estate-the tragic accidental drowning of a young man, the coroner reports, despite the wound to George's head. Katherine is expected to observe the mourning customs and get on with her life, but she can't accept that her brother's death was an accident. A bitter poacher prowls the estate, and strange visitors threaten the occupants of the house. There's a rumor, too, that a wild animal stalks the woods of Walthingham. Can Katherine retain her sanity long enough to find out the truth? Or will her brother's killer claim her life, too?

The Art Of Computer Programming Volume 4a

Author : Donald E. Knuth
ISBN : 9780133488852
Genre : Computers
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The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4A: Combinatorial Algorithms, Part 1 Knuth’s multivolume analysis of algorithms is widely recognized as the definitive description of classical computer science. The first three volumes of this work have long comprised a unique and invaluable resource in programming theory and practice. Scientists have marveled at the beauty and elegance of Knuth’s analysis, while practicing programmers have successfully applied his “cookbook” solutions to their day-to-day problems. The level of these first three volumes has remained so high, and they have displayed so wide and deep a familiarity with the art of computer programming, that a sufficient “review” of future volumes could almost be: “Knuth, Volume n has been published.” —Data Processing Digest Knuth, Volume n has been published, where n = 4A. In this long-awaited new volume, the old master turns his attention to some of his favorite topics in broadword computation and combinatorial generation (exhaustively listing fundamental combinatorial objects, such as permutations, partitions, and trees), as well as his more recent interests, such as binary decision diagrams. The hallmark qualities that distinguish his previous volumes are manifest here anew: detailed coverage of the basics, illustrated with well-chosen examples; occasional forays into more esoteric topics and problems at the frontiers of research; impeccable writing peppered with occasional bits of humor; extensive collections of exercises, all with solutions or helpful hints; a careful attention to history; implementations of many of the algorithms in his classic step-by-step form. There is an amazing amount of information on each page. Knuth has obviously thought long and hard about which topics and results are most central and important, and then, what are the most intuitive and succinct ways of presenting that material. Since the areas that he covers in this volume have exploded since he first envisioned writing about them, it is wonderful how he has managed to provide such thorough treatment in so few pages. —Frank Ruskey, Department of Computer Science, University of Victoria The book is Volume 4A, because Volume 4 has itself become a multivolume undertaking. Combinatorial searching is a rich and important topic, and Knuth has too much to say about it that is new, interesting, and useful to fit into a single volume, or two, or maybe even three. This book alone includes approximately 1500 exercises, with answers for self-study, plus hundreds of useful facts that cannot be found in any other publication. Volume 4A surely belongs beside the first three volumes of this classic work in every serious programmer’s library. Finally, after a wait of more than thirty-five years, the first part of Volume 4 is at last ready for publication. Check out the boxed set that brings together Volumes 1 - 4A in one elegant case, and offers the purchaser a $50 discount off the price of buying the four volumes individually. The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1-4A Boxed Set, 3/e ISBN: 0321751043

The Armchair Detective

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ISBN : 0892963298
Genre : Detective and mystery stories
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Gathers book and movie reviews, a brief mystery parody, and articles on book collecting, research, mystery writers, and espionage.

Huxford S Old Book Value Guide

Author : Bob Huxford
ISBN : 0891455035
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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This totally new fourth edition is intended to be a companion volume. Over 25,000 listings are included with current values. More than just a price guide, you'll also find scores of buyers listed by the type of subject matter they are looking for, so it's a selling guide as well.

Fiction Catalog

Author : H.W. Wilson Company
ISBN : UOM:39015046432004
Genre : Best books
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Includes an abridged edition of 1908 catalog issued under title: English prose fiction ... list of about 800 title.

The Bones In The Attic

Author : Robert Barnard
ISBN : UVA:X004608251
Genre : Fiction
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The discovery of a child's skeleton that is at least thirty years old in the attic of the old stone house he has just purchased leads a Matt Harper on a journey into the past to solve the mystery. 15,000 first printing.

Murder Ink

Author : Dilys Winn
ISBN : 0894807773
Genre : Fiction
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Essays discuss mystery plots, the history of crime fiction, genre conventions, disguises, spies, detectives, crimes, victims, and mystery writers

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