Coffin scarcely used.

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Coffin, Scarcely Used A Flaxborough Mystery, Book 1 By: Colin Watson. Described by Cecil Day-Lewis as 'a great lark, full of preposterous situations and pokerfaced wit' Coffin Scarcely Used is Colin Watson's first Flaxborough novel and was originally /5().

With a light-hearted, witty humor missing from so many modern mysteries, "Coffin, Scarcely Used" is a gentle procedural of sorts, as Inspector Purbright works his way through an elaborate scam and some /5(). Buy a cheap copy of Coffin, Scarcely Used book by Colin Watson.

The Lincolnshire town of Flaxborough seems respectable enough, with many professionals living there. There has been one 5/5(2). In the respectable seaside town of Flaxborough, the equally respectable councillor Harold Carobleat is laid to rest. Cause of death: pneumonia. But he is scarcely cold in his coffin before Detective Inspector.

But he is scarcely cold in his coffin before Detective Inspector Purbright, affable and annoyingly polite, must turn out again to examine the death of Carobleat’s neighbour, Marcus Gwill, former prop. of the. Colin Watson has 40 books on Goodreads with ratings. Colin Watson’s most popular book is Coffin, Scarcely Used (Flaxborough, #1).

In "Coffins, Scarcely Used", the first book in Colin Watson's series, the murders of important townsfolk begin to occur with regularity and the town's policemen, led by Inspector Purbright and his assistant, /5(). Literary; Romance. General Romance; Adult Romance; Contemporary Romance; Fantasy Romance; Gothic Romance; Historical Romance; Regency Romance; Short Stories Romance.

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But while other titles in the series, such as THE /5(5). Book 1, Coffin Scarcely Used, was first published in Set in a small village in England, this detective story is a delight. The first death, that of Harold Carobleat, a wealthy local.

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I received a copy of Coffin Scarcely Used from NetGally and Farrago Books. I loved it, and am on my way to read Bump in the Night, the second book in the series, right now.

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COFFIN, SCARCELY USED is the opening salvo of the series, written inintroducing in a perfect, low key manner, Inspector Walter Purbright, who finds himself investigating a most.

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Coffin, Scarcely Used: Colin Watson: We use cookies /5(). Directed by Ronald Wilson. With Anton Rodgers, Christopher Timothy, Moray Watson, James Grout. When a third member of the quintet of prominent Flaxborough citizens is murdered, 8/10(7). My initial reaction to Coffin Scarcely Used was that it was very slow, with flashes of wonderful humor, and an interesting resolution.

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But he is scarcely cold in his coffin before Detective Inspector Purbright, affable and annoyingly polite, must turn out again to examine the death of Carobleat's neighbour, Marcus Gwill, former prop. of the. Coffin Scarcely Used Originally written in the ’s, this opportunity to read a ‘classic’ British mystery was not to be missed.

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During the summer, families often flock to sleepy seaside towns to enjoy some sun and surf in a charming setting. But in Coffin, Scarcely Used, the first book in late author Colin Watson’s classic Flaxborough.

Title: Coffin, Scarcely Used (Black Dagger Crime S.) Author(s): Colin Watson ISBN: X / (UK edition) Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd. Described by Cecil Day-Lewis as 'a great lark, full of preposterous situations and pokerfaced wit' Coffin Scarcely Used is Colin Watson's first Flaxborough novel and was originally published in The .Coffin, Scarcely Used, by Colin Watson (first published ).First book in Watson's series of Flaxborough mysteries.

This is the first paragraph of Chapter One: Considering that Mr Harold .Coffin, Scarcely Used The Lincolnshire town of Flaxborough seems respectable enough, with many professionals living there.

There has been one funeral recently, of Harold Carobleat, a Councillor, and .