Apr 20, 2021
A Hair Divides
Posted by Claude Houghton

Gordon Rutherford, a young writer, finds himself in a dangerous dilemma when he is the only witness to the accidental death of an acquaintance Because of the strange circumstances of the case, Rutherford knows that if he goes to the police he will almost certainly be accused of murder But if he disposes of the body and conceals the accident, he will destroy any chance ofGordon Rutherford, a young writer, finds himself in a dangerous dilemma when he is the only witness to the accidental death of an acquaintance Because of the strange circumstances of the case, Rutherford knows that if he goes to the police he will almost certainly be accused of murder But if he disposes of the body and conceals the accident, he will destroy any chance of proving his innocence The terrible decision Rutherford is forced to make and the even terrible consequences that follow form the plot of this intriguing novel, a mystery unlike any you have ever read Claude Houghton 1889 1961 gained a cult following in the 1920s and 30s with his unusual psychological thrillers and counted Henry Miller, Hugh Walpole, J.B Priestley, and Graham Greene among his many admirers This first ever reprint of A Hair Divides 1930 , originally published the same year as his masterpiece I Am Jonathan Scrivener, reproduces the original dust jacket illustration and joins four other classic Houghton novels also available from ValancourtVIEWS Combines originality with intelligence, displaying, particularly, great gifts of imagination and psychological insight a new type of thriller one of the best pieces of work in English fiction of recent years a first class novel Saturday Review Surely one of the most original of English writers who have established themselves since the War In the plainest sense his books are like no o

  • Title: A Hair Divides
  • Author: Claude Houghton
  • ISBN: 9781943910007
  • Page: 383
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Hair Divides Gordon Rutherford a young writer finds himself in a dangerous dilemma when he is the only witness to the accidental death of an acquaintance Because of the strange circumstances of the case Rutherf


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