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W J Burley

(William John Burley)
UK (1914 - 2002)

W.J. Burley started life as an engineer, and later went to Balliol to read zoology as a mature student. On leaving Oxford he went into teaching and, until his retirement, was senior biology master in a large mixed grammar school in Newquay. He created Inspector Wycliffe in 1966 and the series has recently been televised with Jack Shepherd starring in the title role.
1. Three-Toed Pussy (1968)
     aka Wycliffe and the Three-Toed Pussy
2. To Kill a Cat (1970)
     aka Wycliffe and How to Kill a Cat
3. Guilt Edged (1971)
     aka Wycliffe and the Guilt Edged Alibi
4. Death in a Salubrious Place (1973)
     aka Wycliffe and Death in a Salubrious Place
5. Death in Stanley Street (1974)
     aka Wycliffe and Death in Stanley Street
6. Wycliffe and the Pea-Green Boat (1975)
7. Wycliffe and the Schoolgirls (1976)
     aka Wycliffe and the School Bullies
8. Wycliffe and the Scapegoat (1978)
9. Wycliffe in Paul's Court (1980)
10. Wycliffe's Wild Goose Chase (1982)
11. Wycliffe and the Beales (1983)
12. Wycliffe and the Four Jacks (1985)
13. Wycliffe and the Quiet Virgin (1986)
14. Wycliffe and the Winsor Blue (1987)
15. Wycliffe and the Tangled Web (1988)
16. Wycliffe and the Cycle of Death (1990)
17. Wycliffe and the Dead Flautist (1991)
18. Wycliffe and the Last Rites (1992)
19. Wycliffe and the Dunes Mystery (1993)
20. Wycliffe and the House of Fear (1995)
21. Wycliffe and the Redhead (1997)
22. Wycliffe and the Guild of Nine (2000)
The Wycliffe Novels (omnibus) (2011)


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