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An Eye for a Tooth (Chandos #6)

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Title:An Eye for a Tooth (Chandos #6)
Mercer, Cecil William  Writing under the pseudonym: Yates, Dornford   
(11 of 30 for author by title)
Fire Below (Chandos #4)
Cost Price (Chandos #8)
Published:   1943
Publisher:Ward, Lock & Co., Limited
Tags:adventure, fiction, thriller, Richard William Chandos (Fictional character)

On the way home from Germany after having captured Axel the Red’s treasure, dapper Jonathan Mansel happens upon a corpse in the road, that of an Englishman. There ensues a gripping tale of adventure and vengeance of a rather gentlemanly kind. A classic Richard Chandos thriller, which can be read alone or as part of a series including Blind Corner, Blood Royal, Fire Below, and Perishable Goods. [Suggest a different description.]

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Cecil William Mercer (1885-1960), better known by his pen-name, Dornford Yates, was a British author. Trained as a lawyer, he turned to writing in the 1920s. He is best known for a series of books featuring playboy Berry Pleydell. These books described Berry's wealthy, indolent life and his circle of friends. The books were very popular in the interwar years. Mercer also wrote a series of international thrillers centred around Richard Chandos, a suave crime solving detective. His work was influenced by the writings of Anthony Hope who was his uncle. (Chambers Biographical Dictionary)

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