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White Mischief

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Just before 3am on January 24th, 1941, when Britain was preoccupied with surviving the Blitz, the body of Josslyn Hay, Earl of Erroll, was discovered lying on the floor of his Buick, at a road intersection some miles outside Nairobi, with a bullet in his head.

A leading figure in Kenya's colonial community, the Earl had recently been appointed Military Secretary, but he was primarily a seducer of other men's wives. Sir Henry Delves Broughton, whose wife was Erroll's current conquest, had an obvious motive for the murder, but no one was ever convicted and the question of who killed him became a classic mystery, a scandal and cause celebre.

Among those who became fascinated with the Erroll case was Cyril Connolly who joined up with James Fox for a major investigation of the case in 1969 for the Sunday Times magazine. After his death James Fox inherited the obsession and a commitment to continue in pursuit of the story both in England and Kenya in the late 1970s. One day, on a veranda overlooking the Indian Ocean, Fox came across a piece of evidence that seemed to bring all the fragments and pieces together and convinced him that he saw a complete picture...

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'Marvellously entertaining' Daily Telegraph

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James Fox was born in Washington DC in 1945 and educated in England. He worked as a journalist in Africa and then in England, for the Sunday Times and the Observer, and has written for numerous other publications. His other books include The Langhorne Sisters and co-authorship of Life, Keith Richards' bestselling autobiography. White Mischief was made into a movie starring Greta Scacchi and Charles Dance.

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Descrizione libro Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 194 x 124 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Just before 3am on January 24th, 1941, when Britain was preoccupied with surviving the Blitz, the body of Josslyn Hay, Earl of Erroll, was discovered lying on the floor of his Buick, at a road intersection some miles outside Nairobi, with a bullet in his head. A leading figure in Kenya s colonial community, the Earl had recently been appointed Military Secretary, but he was primarily a seducer of other men s wives. Sir Henry Delves Broughton, whose wife was Erroll s current conquest, had an obvious motive for the murder, but no one was ever convicted and the question of who killed him became a classic mystery, a scandal and cause celebre. Among those who became fascinated with the Erroll case was Cyril Connolly who joined up with James Fox for a major investigation of the case in 1969 for the Sunday Times magazine. After his death James Fox inherited the obsession and a commitment to continue in pursuit of the story both in England and Kenya in the late 1970s. One day, on a veranda overlooking the Indian Ocean, Fox came across a piece of evidence that seemed to bring all the fragments and pieces together and convinced him that he saw a complete picture. Codice libro della libreria AAZ9780099766711

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Descrizione libro Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 194 x 124 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. Just before 3am on January 24th, 1941, when Britain was preoccupied with surviving the Blitz, the body of Josslyn Hay, Earl of Erroll, was discovered lying on the floor of his Buick, at a road intersection some miles outside Nairobi, with a bullet in his head. A leading figure in Kenya s colonial community, the Earl had recently been appointed Military Secretary, but he was primarily a seducer of other men s wives. Sir Henry Delves Broughton, whose wife was Erroll s current conquest, had an obvious motive for the murder, but no one was ever convicted and the question of who killed him became a classic mystery, a scandal and cause celebre. Among those who became fascinated with the Erroll case was Cyril Connolly who joined up with James Fox for a major investigation of the case in 1969 for the Sunday Times magazine. After his death James Fox inherited the obsession and a commitment to continue in pursuit of the story both in England and Kenya in the late 1970s. One day, on a veranda overlooking the Indian Ocean, Fox came across a piece of evidence that seemed to bring all the fragments and pieces together and convinced him that he saw a complete picture. Codice libro della libreria AAZ9780099766711

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Descrizione libro 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 129mm x 198mm x 21mm. Paperback. Just before 3am on January 24th, 1941, when Britain was preoccupied with surviving the Blitz, the body of Josslyn Hay, Earl of Erroll, was discovered lying on the floor of his Buick, at a .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 320 pages. 0.255. Codice libro della libreria 9780099766711

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Descrizione libro Vintage, 1998. Condizione libro: New. Investigative reporting which possesses the resonance of a social history and the drama of a good mystery. Fox presents a well researched, lucidly written "last word" on the notorious case of the 1941 murder of the Earl of Erroll, found shot through the head in his car just outside Nairobi. Num Pages: 320 pages, b&w halftones. BIC Classification: 2AB; BTC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 21. Weight in Grams: 254. . 1998. New Ed. Paperback. . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780099766711

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