THE GRAVEYARD POSITION.
Edition: First printing.
London: Allison & Busby, (2004) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - An exceptionally enjoyable book by Barnard - After a twenty-year absence, Merlyn Cantelo returns to Leeds to attend his Aunt Clarissa's funeral - whose heir he is. For various reasons, his disfunctional family does not welcome him, and his life is threatened. One review commented that "Barnard's novels may be traditional, but they are certainly not tired. His latest Police Sergeant Charlie Peace tale is a fresh take on family inheritance, at the same time exhibiting all the author's greatly appreciated traits, including charm, wit, and excellent pacing." SIGNED on the title page. 251 pp. ISBN: 978-0749083267.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.