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The incredible crime / Lois Austen-Leigh ; with an introduction by Kirsten T. Saxton.

Austen-Leigh, Lois, (author.). Saxton, Kirsten T., 1965- (writer of introduction.).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

A Cambridge mystery.
British Library crime classics.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library MYS AUSTEN (Text) 39206021366479 Mystery Available -
North Webster Comm. PL - North Webster AUS Crime Fic. (Text) 72436000121207 Adult fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781464207464
  • ISBN: 1464207461
  • Physical Description: viii, 232 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition, first U.S. trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: Scottsdale, AZ : Poisoned Pen Press, 2017.

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General Note:
Originally published in 1931 by Herbert Jenkins.
Summary, etc.:
Prince's College, Cambridge, is a peaceful and scholarly community, enlivened by Prudence Pinsent, the Master's daughter. Spirited, beautiful, and thoroughly unconventional, Prudence is a remarkable young woman.One fine morning she sets out for Suffolk to join her cousin Lord Wellende for a few days' hunting. On the way Prudence encounters Captain Studde of the coastguard - who is pursuing a quarry of his own.Studde is on the trail of a drug smuggling ring that connects Wellende Hall with the cloistered world of Cambridge. It falls to Prudence to unravel the identity of the smugglers - who may be forced to kill, to protect their secret.This witty and entertaining crime novel has not been republished since the 1930s. This new edition includes an introduction by Kirsten T. Saxton, professor of English at Mills College, California.
Subject: College stories.
Drug traffic > Fiction.
Cambridge (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Detective and mystery fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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