|Title:||Ne'er Do Well|
|Publisher:||Ward Lock & Co., Limited|
|Tags:||detective, fiction, suspense|
Ne'er-Do-Well is a 1954 detective novel by the English author Dornford Yates (Cecil William Mercer), his only work of the genre. Although Richard Chandos narrates, the book is not generally classified as a 'Chandos' title.
This is Dornford Yates’ only ‘straight’ detective novel – it is an uncommon murder story set in a convent, and reveals Yates’ supreme talent for tension, strong characters and a page-turning plot. For traditional tale-telling at its finest, look no further. [Suggest a different description.]
Author Bio for Mercer, Cecil William
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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