Books: Recent Murders: Sep. 30, 1935

THE BOOMERANG CLUE—Agatha Christie—Dodd, Mead ($2). Few constables and no Scotland Yard men mar the course of detecting by young Bobby and his girl Frankie. Romance survives near-murder, drug ring, kidnappers, a motor "accident." Too soon comes a nicely individual ending. THE THREE COFFINS—John Dickson Carr—Harper ($2). Dr. Fell almost makes an error while pursuing an illusionist. There is a new method of murder in a locked room, a bit of dry humor in the plot. MURDER AT HIGH NOON—Paul McGuire—Crime Club ($2). Murder of a newshawk brings out "the perfect crime"; a...

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