Dorothy Erskine Muir Set


Dorothy Erskine Muir wrote three novels, ingeniously employing true crimes as the basis for her plots, artfully spinning original solutions to unsolved murders:

In Muffled Night (ISBN 9781899000401)  Based on the murder of servant Jessie MacLachlan at 17 Sandyford Place, Glasgow in 1862.  Originally published in 1933 by Methuen & Co, Ltd.

Five to Five (ISBN 9781899000425)  Drawn from the notorious ‘Oscar Slater case’; the man convicted murdering elderly Marion Gilchrist in Glasgow in 1909.  Originally published in 1934 by Methuen & Co ,Ltd

In Memory of Charles (ISBN 9781899000449)   The murder of a bullying man, resented by his family, employees and the locals.  Based on a similar murder outside the UK.  Originally published in 1941 by John Murray Ltd.

With new introductions by Curtis Evans.


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