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Death of the mantis

a Detective Kubu mystery

by Michael Stanley

  • 109 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Harper Paperbacks in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Police,
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Game reserves,
  • San (African people),
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michael Stanley
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR9369.4.S715 D43 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24858478M
    ISBN 109780062000378
    LC Control Number2011022154

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Book reviews. Death of the Mantis Michael Stanley Review by Bruce Tierney. Aug We have another cross-global collection this month, with mysteries from the U.S., Denmark, Canada and even Botswana. First up is Death of the Mantis, number three in the series featuring portly policeman David “Kubu” Bengu.

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DEATH OF THE MANTIS is the third book in the Detective David 'Kubu' Bengu series from writing duo Stanley Trollip and Michael Sears, under the pen name of Michael Stanley.

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