Colin Watson was born in 1920. He worked as a journalist but was most famous for his twelve ‘Flaxborough’ novels, set in a small fictional town in England. Four of the ‘Flaxborough’ novels were adapted for television by the BBC under the series title Murder Most English and Watson’s Detective Inspector Purbright remains one of the most intellectual detectives in the crime genre. Colin Watson died in 1983.
Coffin, Scarcely Used
Did a surfeit of marshmallows lead to Marcus Gwill's death by electrocution - or was foul play involved?
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