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Murder on the verandah

Eric Lawlor

Murder on the verandah

love and betrayal in British Malaya

by Eric Lawlor

  • 157 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Proudlock, Ethel.,
  • Murder -- Malaysia -- Kuala Lumpur -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Murder -- Investigation -- Malaysia -- Kuala Lumpur.,
  • Trials (Murder) -- Malaysia -- Kuala Lumpur -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Malaya -- Social conditions -- 20th century.,
  • Malaysia -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEric Lawlor.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination268 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18111878M
    ISBN 10000255822X

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Murder on the Verandah by Eric Lawlor Lawlor tries to get to the bottom of a famous scandal of pre-World War I Kuala Lumpur where a Eurasian mistress murdered her British lover. The story formed the basis of Somerset Maugham's short story "The Letter" which Hollywood later made into a film starring Bette Davis.

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