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The Mountains Have a Secret

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Title:The Mountains Have a Secret
Upfield, Arthur W.   
(5 of 6 for author by title)
Murder Down Under [AKA Mr. Jelly's Business]
Bony Buys a Woman [AKA The Bushman Who Came Back]
Published:   1948
Publisher:Charles Scribner's Sons
Tags:Australia, detective, fiction, mystery

In October two young girls set out for a walk in the Grampian Mountains of Australia. They are never seen again, and the policeman who is sent to investigate is murdered. Now it is March, and Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte attempts to solve the mystery. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:188 Info

Author Bio for Upfield, Arthur W.

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Arthur Upfield (1890-1964) was an Australian writer. Born in England, he travelled to Australia as a young man. He joined the Australian army in 1914 and fought with them in the Gallipoli campaign and the Western Front. He met and married his wife, an army nurse, during his service. He returned to Australia and he worked at a number of jobs over the next 20 years mostly in Australia's outback. During this time he began to write, using his experiences in the outback as material for his books. He published his first novel in 1928 and over the course of his life wrote 32 books and numerous magazine articles. Upfield is best known for his detective novels, with Napoleon "Bony" Bonaparte, a half-caste police detective, as his main protagonist. (Kees de Hoog - Investigating Arthur Upfield)

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