Elspeth Huxley

Elspeth Josceline Grant Huxley was born in London. She was an author, broadcaster, journalist, magistrate, environmentalist, farmer, and government adviser. She is the creator of 'Superintendent Vachell', a former Canadian police officer and now a police officer of the Chania CID in British colonial Africa.


Titles and year of publication:  

 'Superintendent Vachell' Novels
 1) Murder at Government House  1937
 2) Murder on Safari  1938
 3) Death of an Aryan (US Title: The African Poison Murders [1940])  1939
 Other Novels
 1) The Red Rock Wilderness  1957
 2) The Merry Hippo (US Title: The Incident at the Merry Hippo [1964])  1963
 3) A Man from Nowhere  1964
 4) The Prince Buys the Manor  1982