Portrait of a Murderer

A Christmas Crime Story
Anne Meredith
Introduced by Martin Edwards

Explore the psychology of a murderer in this tense crime novel, from the author of the Arthur Crook detective stories. Published by The British Library Publishing.

Each December, Adrian Gray invites his extended family to stay at his lonely house, Kings Poplars. None of Gray’s six surviving children is fond of him; several have cause to wish him dead. The family gathers on Christmas Eve – and by the following morning, their wish has been granted.

This fascinating and unusual novel tells the story of what happened that dark Christmas night and what the murderer did next. This is the 50th title in the British Library’s acclaimed Crime Classics fiction series, and in celebration it features exclusive added content, a handsome binding and an introduction by Martin Edwards, President of the Detection Club.

Published by The British Library Publishing
304 pages
130 mm × 190mm

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