Dover Goes to Pott: A Mystery

Dover Goes to Pott A Mystery The town of Pott Winckle owes all its prosperity to Wimbley Ware and its head Daniel Wimbley Naturally when his daughter is brutally murdered the call goes out for no less than Scotland Yard s fines

  • Title: Dover Goes to Pott: A Mystery
  • Author: Joyce Porter
  • ISBN: 9780881501735
  • Page: 334
  • Format: Paperback
  • The town of Pott Winckle owes all its prosperity to Wimbley Ware and its head, Daniel Wimbley Naturally when his daughter is brutally murdered, the call goes out for no less than Scotland Yard s finest Inspector Dover.

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    1. I read a couple of Porter's Dover comedy detections back in the late 1960s and/or early 1970s and wasn't overly amused. However, I came across this recently at a library sale and picked it up in a golden haze of faux nostalgia. To be fair, I wasn't quite as repelled by this revisit as I can recall being first time around, but I still found the humor heavy-handed, the plotting dubious, and the writing mediocre bordering on tedious. The series was fairly successful in its day, though, so my opinio [...]

    2. In the small town of Pott Winckle, a young wife has been brutally murdered and the job of bringing her killer to justice rests in the fat, incompetent hands of Chief Inspector Wilfred Dover of New Scotland Yard. As usual, his superiors have happily sent him to the hinterlands on what they hope will be a lengthy investigation. Anything to get the disgusting, lazy scrounger out of London!Pott Winckle is a company town - dominated by the Wibbley Ware Company Limited and the Wibbley family. Since th [...]

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