Death Round the Corner

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John Creasey
25 August 2016
Agora Books

Return to Department Z in this classic thriller from John Creasey.

In preparation for the World Economic Conference, Leopold Gorman, a widely feared and respected financier, enlists five immensely powerful businessmen as allies in his quest to wreak havoc in the financial world.

Gordon Craigie, the head of British Intelligence service Department Z, is determined to take Gorman down, but Gorman proves himself a formidable opponent. As some of Craigie’s best agents begin to ‘disappear’, Craigie races to stop Gorman before he brings down Department Z for good…

Death Round the Corner is the fourth book in the Department Z series, and was originally published in 1935.


Phenomenal.’ —Life Magazine

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Racy, amusing, and up to date. Told with speed and ingenuity.’ —Morning Post

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‘Creasey realizes that it is the principal business of thrillers to thrill.’ —Church Times

Will be remembered when most mystery stories are forgotten.’ Public Opinion

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