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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 Works. Selections. (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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  • 5 of 6 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Fontana Regional Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Marianna Black Library F GILBERT (Text) 39493108643018 Adult New Fiction Available -

Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Published in association with the British Library.
"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.
Genre: Novels.

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