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Fiction Traditional British

The Curse of the Giant Hogweed

by (author) Charlotte MacLeod

read by John McLain

Publisher
Brilliance Audio
Initial publish date
Aug 2019
Category
Traditional British, General
  • CD-Audio

    ISBN
    9781721344413
    Publish Date
    Aug 2019
    List Price
    $29.99
  • CD-Audio

    ISBN
    9781531804084
    Publish Date
    Aug 2016
    List Price
    $14.99

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Description

Field trips and eerie accidents...

Professor Shandy, propagator of the world's most renowned rutabaga and Balaclava College's best amateur sleuth, takes on the case of the Giant Hogweed - a garden pest about to wipe out Britain's lovely hedgerows. With colleagues Dan Stott and Timothy Ames at his side, he leaves the groves of academe for some fancy fieldwork deep in the heart of Wales. But never in their wildest dreams did the three professors expect the bizarre events that awaited them.... Where Miss Hilda Horsefall's recipe for homemade lye soap becomes as valuable as Dan Stott's knowledge of The Chronicles of Narnia...and where pursuing the wild asparagus...or rather the Giant Hogweed...becomes a dangerous expedition indeed.

About the authors

Charlotte MacLeod (1922-2005) was an internationally bestselling author of cozy mysteries. Born in Canada, she moved to Boston as a child, and lived in New England most of her life. After graduating from college, she made a career in advertising, writing copy for the Stop & Shop Supermarket Company before moving on to Boston firm N. H. Miller & Co., where she rose to the rank of vice president. In her spare time, MacLeod wrote short stories, and in 1964 published her first novel, a children's book called Mystery of the White Knight. 

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