Public signs of an uncontrollable youthful passion disrupt rehearsals for the play at Castrevenford School, where the Headmaster struggles to keep the halves apart. But two murders shatter the peace. Visiting professor Gervase Fen investigates happenings more convoluted that any play.
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"A distinguished piece of detective fiction, constructed with real intelligence" ( Daily Mail)
"A master of the whodunit...he combines a flawless plot, witty dialogue, and a touch of hilarity" ( New York Times)
"Master of fast-paced, tongue-in-cheek mystery novels, a blend of John Dickson Carr, Michael Innes, M.R. James, and the Marx Brothers" (Anthony Boucher)
"Never has Mr Crispin been in such good form" ( Observer)
"All his work had a high-spiritedness rare and welcome in the crime story" (Julian Symons)
Another classic Crispin novel, featuring a missing schoolgirl, the murder of two faculty members, a theft from the chemistry lab and a heroic, if homicidal, bloodhound
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