Detective-Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte sets out to investigate two bizarre murders in the Australian outback, but all the clues to the year-old murder have been confused by a bumbling policeman. Soon, however, the murderer emerges to stop Bony from finding out the truth.

Author

Arthur Upfield

(1890*-1964) English-Australian mystery writer, who roamed in his youth the sub-continent working as a boundary-rider, cattle-drover, rabbit-trapper and station-manager. Upfield's famous hero is the Inspector Napoleon Bonaparte (or 'Bony', as he is known in the books familiarly), the son of an unknown white man and an aborigine mother. Bony is a gentleman and genius of criminal science, who has an M.A. degree from Brisbane University. In his work Bony frequently faces race prejudices but wins them with his wit and smile. 

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Books:

Series: Bony

ISBN
0434811505
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Book Number (in series)
5
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