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Death in fancy dress / Anthony Gilbert ; with an introduction by Martin Edwards.

Gilbert, Anthony, 1899-1973 (author.). Gilbert, Anthony, 1899-1973 Death in fancy dress. (Added Author). Gilbert, Anthony, 1899-1973 Horseshoes for luck. (Added Author). Gilbert, Anthony, 1899-1973 Cockroach and the tortoise. (Added Author). Edwards, Martin, 1955- (writer of introduction.).
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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

British Library crime classics.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Putnam County Public Library - Main PUTNM51238 (Text) PUTNM51238 New Book Section In process -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781464212253 : PAP
  • ISBN: 1464212252 : PAP
  • Physical Description: xii, 249 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Poisoned Pen Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Death in fancy dress" originally published in 1933. "Horseshoes for luck" and "The cockroach and the tortoise" first published in Detection Medley in 1939.
Formatted Contents Note:
Death in fancy dress -- Horseshoes for luck -- The cockroach and the tortoise.
Summary, etc.:
"The British Secret Service, working to uncover a large-scale blackmail ring and catch its mastermind 'The Spider,' find themselves at the country residence Feltham Abbey, where a fancy-dress ball is in full swing. In the chaos of celebration, Sir Ralph Feltham is discovered dead and Tony, a bewildered yet curious guest, sets out to make sense of the night's activities as well as the motives of the other benevolent-appearing partygoers. This classic country house mystery, first published in 1933, contrasts the frivolities of the English upper classes with the impact of the First World War"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Detective and mystery stories, English.

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