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Mrs Pollifax and the Lion Killer: 12 Mass Market Paperback – Large Print, 1 April 1997

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  • Mass Market Paperback : 224 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9780449150047
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0449150047
  • Dimensions : 10.69 x 1.42 x 17.32 cm
  • Publisher : Fawcett Books; Large type / large print edition (1 April 1997)
  • ASIN : 0449150046
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.6 out of 5 stars 137 ratings

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"THE PACE NEVER FLAGS, bolstered by the shrewd Mrs. P. and a host of well-defined characters who all work their surprising wiles."
--Publishers Weekly


In response to a desperate SOS, Kadi Hopkirk flies to the African country of Ubangiba, where her childhood friend, Sammat, is soon to be crowned king. Mrs. Pollifax, reluctant to allow the girl to venture alone into what she fears may be grave danger, crashes the party.


On arrival, Kadi and Mrs. P. soon discover that Sammat has dangerous enemies. Rumors are springing up that he is a sorcerer who is responsible for a rash of shocking murders in which the victims appear to have been clawed to death by a lion. These crimes are especially terrifying because there are no lions in Ubangiba. So Mrs. Pollifax wades into the fray, hunting for the source of the bloody terrorism that threatens Sammat and Ubangiba--not to mention Kadi and Mrs. Pollifax. . . .


A MAIN SELECTION OF THE MYSTERY BOOK CLUB

About the Author

Dorothy Gilman (1923-2012) was the author of 14 Mrs. Pollifax novels, including The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax, the series debut; Mrs. Pollifax Pursued; Mrs. Pollifax and the Lion Killer; Mrs. Pollifax, Innocent Tourist; and Mrs. Pollifax Unveiled. She was also the author of many other novels, among them Thale's Folly.

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