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Scope and Content

Two files of correspondence from John Gifford Ltd, publishers, of 119-125, Charing Cross Road, London to Harold Blundell, with related material. BLU/3/1 contains correspondence dated 1958-1965; BLU/3/2 is dated 1966-1980. BLU/3/1 also contains three typescript reader's reports on Blundell's published works made by one J.H.L. which provide a synopsis of the plot of the book, with comments and remarks on the characters, plot, structure and the like. The first, dated 29 April 1945, is a report on The case of the sacred rabbits. The second, dated 4 November 1945, is a report on Death on the last train. The third, dated 25 May 1946, is a report on Outrage on Gallows Hill.