The Painswick Line

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  • 9780755150625
  • 9780755129454
Lucy Meeson-Smith works at a big bookmakers and always manages to back the back winners. Her employers become suspicious and take her to court for fraud. At her trial it is revealed that her father, a vicar, studies form avidly and is a brilliant tipster (though he himself is not a betting man). The judge in the case, Mr Justice Painswick is most intrigued by the evidence. His own personal life is complicated by his son - a thoroughgoing cad who is deeply in debt. Find out how these personalities are brought together in a lively and unexpected way in this witty, upbeat novel.
  • House of Stratus; November 2000
  • ISBN 9780755150625
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  • Title: The Painswick Line
  • Author: Henry Cecil
  • Imprint: House of Stratus
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780755150625
  • 9780755129454

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It is full of entrancing legal and clerical detail and extremely high-spirited. I recommend it with confidence., Sunday Times

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 9780755150625
  • 9780755129454