Translated from the French by Maverick Terrell. First English edition, London, T. Werner Laurie, 1936.
One of the prolific French author's whodunits. Dekobra (real name Maurice Tessier) was one of France's best-known authors during the interwar period, and several of his books were made into films.
First edition. London, Blackie & Son, 1934 A rare Golden Age detective title centred on what happened to Simon Ewing at five minutes to five. Various people came and went and met face to face in his flat.