Appleby At Allington Inspector Appleby Mysteries review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB


  • Paperback
  • 174
  • Appleby At Allington Inspector Appleby Mysteries
  • Michael Innes
  • English
  • 06 April 2019
  • 9781842327135

10 thoughts on “Appleby At Allington Inspector Appleby Mysteries

  1. says:

    I've never read or listened to any of Michael Innes' books but I was very pleasantly surprised It was a lovely trip back to the country English house mystery with a slightly modern English detective a retired police inspector I'm not sure if this type of life ever really existed but I like to think so In fact if I get to pick what I

  2. says:

    When Cromwell went around indecorously levelling aristocratic piles many of the unfortunate occupants buried their family heirlooms for later retrieval living in hope of the Restoration Some however did not survive to truffle it up and talk still persisted into the present day the middle twentieth century that secret burials of treasure lay beneath the great oaks of Allington It at the bottom of the lakeThus the gently sardonic tone of Ap

  3. says:

    Chief Inspector Appleby is retired and living in Dream Manor the house belonging to his wife's aristocratic family As par

  4. says:

    I had never read a Michael Innes JIM Stewart's pseudonym previously Prior to his death in 1994 he authored 33 Sir John Appleby mysteries This book was about 23rds of the way through the series The deconstruction of events was nicely constructed with subtle guidance throughout the book to the solution The book cover also includes a neat pre sage to the conduct of the crime but I missed it till the end The investigators in

  5. says:

    uintessential English upper class country house mystery Intellectual sleuthing classical references recondite dialogue; village 'types' and upper class twits abound Holiday entertainment

  6. says:

    Eh it passed the time

  7. says:

    This one is a traditional puzzler in many respects aside from the intrusion of the electrical light show that is the son et lumiere one can easily see the whole thing transposed into the interbellum era of the golden age And yet in a way it isn't uite While there are a fair number of characters it never seems as though than a couple are flagged as potential suspects There seems to be a bit emphasis on how th

  8. says:

    Appleby at Allington by Michael Innes read October 2013A very English whodunit it reminded me of PD James' Insp Dalgliish series especially the earlier ones very different to the Scandinavian whodunit genre No high tension here no scruffy po

  9. says:

    I always enjoy a good mystery

  10. says:

    One of the better Inspector Appleby mystery series

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Appleby At Allington Inspector Appleby Mysteries

Sir John Appleby dines one Allington Inspector Epub #222 evening at Allington Park the Georgian home of his acuaintance Owain Allington who is new to Chief Inspector Appleby is retired and living in Dream Manor the house belonging to his wife s aristocratic family As part of the life of a retired gentleman he is expected to get to know his neighbors And one such neighbor is Olwain Allington owner of a stately estate In a curious twist of economic fortunes Allington used to belong to the Allington family for centuries then passed into the possession of the Osbornes and has only very recently been bought back by the current Allington a retired scientist So Appleby dines with Allington and the evening s entertainment includes a visit to the control tower of a son et lumiere installation where Appleby discovers a corpse This turns out to belong to a mentally impaired local with a strong interest in electricity So death by misadventure It would appear so but Appleby can t shake an uncomfortable premonition that there is something off about the setup at Allington For instance there is too much talk of a treasure in the lake On top of that Allington s nephew the unpleasant and unreliable Martin Allington seems to have been unaccountably delayed on his way to the parish fete Soon the corpses start to pile up all apparent accidents and Appleby becomes and convinced that there is foul play at hand

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The area His curiosity is aroused when Allington mentions his nephew and heir to the estate Martin Allington whose name Appleby recognises The eveni I had never read a Michael Innes JIM Stewart s pseudonym previously Prior to his death in 1994 he authored 33 Sir John Appleby mysteries This book was about 23rds of the way through the series The deconstruction of events was nicely constructed with subtle guidance throughout the book to the solution The book cover also includes a neat pre sage to the conduct of the crime but I missed it till the end The investigators included the retired Inspector Appleby but also his wife They functioned a bit like Nick and Nora Charles as well as Asta Dashiell Hammett with Judith Appleby giving insights all along My difficulty with the book involved the writing I am a sucker for a rhythm to a sentence where syllables flow into words into sentences Not that I demand poetry but rather than a smooth rides over rolling hills Innes structures provides a bumpy trip over a MacAdam highway But after all Stewart is Scottish and so maybe MacAdam travels should be expected Make your own model forts & castles recognises The eveni I had never Tremors of Fury (The Days of Ash and Fury read a Michael Innes JIM Stewart s pseudonym previously Prior to his death in 1994 he authored 33 Sir John Appleby mysteries This book was about 23rds of the way through the series The deconstruction of events was nicely constructed with subtle guidance throughout the book to the solution The book cover also includes a neat pre sage to the conduct of the crime but I missed it till the end The investigators included the How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay (Inadvertently), or So They Both Claim retired Inspector Appleby but also his wife They functioned a bit like Nick and Nora Charles as well as Asta Dashiell Hammett with Judith Appleby giving insights all along My difficulty with the book involved the writing I am a sucker for a The Mage (Foxcraft, Book 3) rhythm to a sentence where syllables flow into words into sentences Not that I demand poetry but Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic rather than a smooth Earthfall (Homecoming, rides over A Daddy for Christmas rolling hills Innes structures provides a bumpy trip over a MacAdam highway But after all Stewart is Scottish and so maybe MacAdam travels should be expected

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Ng comes to an end but just as Appleby is leaving they find a dead man electrocuted in the son et lumiŠre box which had been installed in the ground I always enjoy a good mystery


About the Author: Michael Innes

JIM Stewart He was born Allington Inspector Epub Þ in Edinburgh and educated at Edinburgh Academy and Oriel College Oxford He was Lecturer in English at the University of Leeds from and spent the succeeding ten years as Jury Professor of English at the University of Adelaide South Australia He returned to the United Kingdom in to become a Lecturer at the ueen's University of Belfast In he became a Student Fellow of Christ Church Oxford becoming a Professor by the time of his retirement in As JIM Stewart he published a number of works of non Appleby At Epub / fiction mainly critical studies of authors including Joseph Conrad and Rudyard Kipling as well as about twenty works of fiction and a memoir 'Myself and Michael Innes' As Michael Innes he published numerous mystery novels and short story collections most featuring the Scotland Yard detective John Appleby.