A Funeral in Eden


      A Funeral in Eden
Superior writing marks this tale of two murders on a South Sea island inhabited by natives and a handful of white people escaping from their pasts Exotic background not overdone, interesting characters, amateur sleuthing, true stories of refugees finally divulged. Read A Funeral in Eden – tbjewellers.co.uk

Dominic Paul McGuire 1903 1978 was an Australian diplomat and crime writer.

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  • Paperback
  • 276 pages
  • A Funeral in Eden
  • Paul McGuire
  • English
  • 10 December 2018
  • 0060807393

10 thoughts on “ A Funeral in Eden

  1. says:

    May I recommend Paul McGuire for your reading pleasure It s not easy to find his books any , but it s worth the effort On a small island off the trade routes, George Buchanan is the third Sultan of his line, devoting himself to keeping the natives secure and the small European enclave stable and happy When a stranger lands, he s seen as a di...

  2. says:

    Synopsis aka Burial Service On a Pacific isle, Sultan George rules the small number of whites and the natives A stranger ends up dead Why

  3. says:

    An island in the Pacific, off the main trade routes, is run by an English expatriate turned sultan he inherited from his less than sterling grandfather and father sometime in the late 1930s The island is populated by its original population plus nine or ten other expatriates, all of whom have become a bit odd given their isolation When a brash outsider threatens the island ...

  4. says:

    Golden Age mystery, 1938 One of Barzun and Taylor s 50 Classics, republished in 1976 Largely excellent tale of a bad character appearing among the residents and native peoples of a tropical island, upsetting their calm, and whose murder must be resolved though many might prefer to let it lie Anti colonial as well as colonial attitudes and the casual racial slurs common to the time period of the book Native people depicted as impulsive, devious children in temperament though adult in age Golden Age mystery, 1938 One of Barzun and Taylor s 50 Classics, republished in 1976 Largely excellent tale of a bad character appearing among the residents and native peoples of a tropical island, upsetting their calm, and whose murder must be resolved though many might prefer to let it lie Anti colonial as well as colonial attitudes and the casual racial slurs common to the time period of the book Native people depicted as impulsive, devious children in temper...

  5. says:

    Good novel with good endThree stars and one half.

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