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...’ First published in 1926, ‘Payment Deferred’ was one of his first books, and his first novel. Although it has frequently been reprinted by various publishers since then, it had surprisingly been out of print for some time until it was reissued by Penguin in 2011. The story William Marble ... Read review

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Title: Payment Deferred Binding: Paperback Author: C S Forester Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP

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A chilling whodunnit-in-reverse Review with images

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"== C.S. Forester == Cecil Scott Forester (1899-1966) is generally remembered as the author of swashbuckling adventure stories, particularly the Captain Hornblower saga. In his early days, before he hit his stride, he was also a historical biographer and, in this case, writer of murder stories – not detective stories, rather whodunits-in-reverse. In the words of crime and historical novelist Andrew Taylor, he was _’the improbable pioneer of a very ..." Read review
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