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A series of spy thrillers by Manning Coles (a pseudonym of Adelaide Manning and Cyril Coles) featuring the protagonist Thomas Elphinstone Hambledon, starting with "Drink to Yesterday" (1940). Use this tag with the [manning-coles] tag.

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Explaining a pun or nick-name from a Manning Coles thriller

Recently I have read, or re-read, a number of the old thrillers by Manning Coles. In the book With Intent to Deceive (1947—published in the United States as A Brother for Hugh), I ran into this bit of ...
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