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Sunday Times 'Watson's Flaxborough begins to take on the solidity of. .

H. R. F. Keating, in his critical study Crime and Mystery: The 100 Best Books, praised the 'solidity of Watson's Flaxborough saga. Watson, Keating said, 'created in his imaginary Flaxborough a place it is not preposterous to compare with the creation of Arnold Bennett in his classic Five Towns novels, or even perhaps with William Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha County'. All twelve of Colin Watson's 'Flaxborough Chronicles' were set in this fictional town.

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Chapter One. Considering that Mr Harold Carobleat had been in his time a town councillor of Flaxborough, a justice of the peace, a committeeman of the Unionist Club, and, reputedly, the owner of the towns’ first television aerial, his funeral was an uninspiring affair. Considering that Mr Harold Carobleat had been in his time a town councillor of Flaxborough, a justice of the peace, a committeeman of the Unionist Club, and, reputedly, the owner of the towns’ first television aerial, his funeral was an uninspiring affair

Book 12 in the Flaxborough series with Inspector Purbright.

Book 12 in the Flaxborough series with Inspector Purbright. Chapter One. One of Flaxborough’s best known and respected senior citizens passed away peacefully this week in the person of Mr Richard Daspard Loughbury. His death took place on Monday at Flaxborough General Hospital after a short illness at Mr Loughbury’s country home, the Manor House, Mumblesby. Christ! Guess who’s kicked the bucket.

John Colin Watson (b. Croydon, Surrey 1st February 1920 – d. Folkingham, Lincolnshire 18th January 1983) was a British writer of detective fiction and the creator of characters such as Inspector Purbright and Lucilla Teatime

John Colin Watson (b. Folkingham, Lincolnshire 18th January 1983) was a British writer of detective fiction and the creator of characters such as Inspector Purbright and Lucilla Teatime. He is most famous for the twelve Flaxborough novels, typified by their comic and dry wit and set in a fictional small town in England which is closely based on Boston, Lincolnshire.

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Flaxborough Chronicles Series. 12 primary works, 13 total works. DI Walter Purbright investigates his fictional town of Flaxborough, East Anglia "a high-spirited town. like Gomorrah", often with Sergeant Love.

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Flaxborough Chronicle download epub
Author: Colin Watson
ISBN: 0413445208
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: TBS The Book Service Ltd; 1St Edition edition (September 1969)
Pages: 442 pages