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10 thoughts on “The Wychford Poisoning Case

  1. says:

    This is the second mystery featuring Roger Sheringham and was first published in 1926 It follows The Layton Court Mystery 1925 and is followed by, Roger Sherringham and the Vane Mystery, in 1927 However, while most of the books in t


  2. says:

    3.5 5 Full review can be found at 3.5 5 Full review can be found at


  3. says:

    Ah, another Sheringham novel..This time Berkeley gave us his commentary on British law He commented that the innocent until proven guilty thing, doesn t exactly ring true as the words said It was, actually, quite the contrary Why not When a


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    Mrs Bentley is on remand waiting to be tried for poisoning her husband John Bentley Roger Sheringham, on no very definite evidence, believes her to be innocent even though he hasn t met any of the people involved in the case He travels to Wychf


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    2.5 stars actually.Although it was a jolly ol mystery the scenes with the niece were quite irritating Dash it all , she was an unnecessary prop that wasn t given any depth of character or modicum of intellect and frankly, both Roger and Alex were d


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    I understand that as he wroteandmysteries Anthony Berkeley becameinterested in the psychology behind the murderer s motive, but I don t think he really pulls it off here This just feels like a 1920s whodunnit with a heck of lot of talking andtalking an


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    Our intrepid novelist and private investigator Roger Sheringham is intrigued by the case of Mrs Bentley, a woman accused of poisoning her husband with arsenic There appears to be overwhelming circumstantial evidence against Mrs Bentley but Sheringham feels


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    Roger Sheringham, best selling novelist, man about town and occasional amateur detective, decides that a young woman accused of poisoning her husband is innocent Why he feels this way is not made clear it appears to be a kind of contrarian thinking As a matter


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    Mrs Bentley poisoned her husband, everyone knows that It s obvious Except to Roger Sheringham, who maintains she could be innocent He sets out to secretly investigate, assisted in a loose sense by Alec and Sheila With a mixture of psychological deduction and tradi


  10. says:

    There almost always is something comforting in reading a golden age detective Not too serious, not too silly either Cozy, entertaining and yes sometimes the blatant racism or antisemitism can dampen my enthusiasm But this was ridiculous Never read a novelsexist than t


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About the Author: Anthony Berkeley

Anthony Berkeley Cox was an English crime writer He wrote under several pen names, including Francis Iles, Anthony Berkeley and A Monmouth Platts One of the founders of The Detection Club