The Rasp

by MacDonald, Philip

The Rasp is a whodunit mystery novel, written by Philip MacDonald and set at a country house in rural England. It introduces the series character Colonel Anthony Gethryn, an ex-secret agent who works to solve the murder of cabinet minister John Hoode, who is bludgeoned to death a woodworkers rasp.

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First edition published by Collins in 1924. 1936 edition by Mason Publishing Company may be described as a first edition, but is a First Thus. 

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The Rasp: A Detective Story

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The Rasp: A Detective Story

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1936
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