The Luck of the Vails (Vintage Classics)

3.21 avg rating
( 19 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780099572435: The Luck of the Vails (Vintage Classics)

A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY

WH Auden, Nancy Mitford and Noel Coward were among his fans... But have you discovered E. F. Benson yet?

In a Holbein portrait above the grand old fireplace, Francis Vail, second baronet, brandishes a beautiful golden goblet, encrusted with pearls, rubies and emeralds. But this treasure, the Luck of the Vails, has since brought the family nothing but ruin and death.

On the eve of his twenty-first birthday, Harry Vail discovers the Luck hidden in the attic of his ancestral home, the family curse is reawoken, and a tale of madness, avarice and murder unfolds.

Murder mystery... Ghost story... Whodunnit. This is a classic detective story from the author of Mapp and Lucia. Crime fiction at its best.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

"A master of the form" ( New York Times)

Book Description:

READ ALL AGATHA CHRISTIE? TRY A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY

Downton Abbey meets The Woman in Black - the author of Mapp and Lucia proves himself a master of murder mystery and country-house crime.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Benson, E F
Published by Vintage Publishing
ISBN 10: 0099572435 ISBN 13: 9780099572435
New Paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Publishing. Paperback. Book Condition: new. BRAND NEW, The Luck of the Vails, E. F. Benson, This is a vintage murder mystery. WH Auden, Nancy Mitford and Noel Coward were among his fans.But have you discovered E. F. Benson yet? In a Holbein portrait above the grand old fireplace, Francis Vail, second baronet, brandishes a beautiful golden goblet, encrusted with pearls, rubies and emeralds. But this treasure, the Luck of the Vails, has since brought the family nothing but ruin and death. On the eve of his twenty-first birthday, Harry Vail discovers the Luck hidden in the attic of his ancestral home, the family curse is reawoken, and a tale of madness, avarice and murder unfolds. Murder mystery.Ghost story.Whodunnit. This is a classic detective story from the author of Mapp and Lucia. Crime fiction at its best. Bookseller Inventory # B9780099572435

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
4.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.75
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Benson, E F
Published by Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (2014)
ISBN 10: 0099572435 ISBN 13: 9780099572435
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This is a vintage murder mystery. WH Auden, Nancy Mitford and Noel Coward were among his fans.But have you discovered E. F. Benson yet? In a Holbein portrait above the grand old fireplace, Francis Vail, second baronet, brandishes a beautiful golden goblet, encrusted with pearls, rubies and emeralds. But this treasure, the Luck of the Vails, has since brought the family nothing but ruin and death. On the eve of his twenty-first birthday, Harry Vail discovers the Luck hidden in the attic of his ancestral home, the family curse is reawoken, and a tale of madness, avarice and murder unfolds. Murder mystery.Ghost story.Whodunnit. This is a classic detective story from the author of Mapp and Lucia. Crime fiction at its best. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099572435

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Benson, E F
Published by Random House (2013)
ISBN 10: 0099572435 ISBN 13: 9780099572435
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House, 2013. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK in 4 to 14 days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # F4-9780099572435

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
5.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.80
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Benson, E F
Published by Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom (2014)
ISBN 10: 0099572435 ISBN 13: 9780099572435
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Publishing, United Kingdom, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 196 x 128 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. This is a vintage murder mystery. WH Auden, Nancy Mitford and Noel Coward were among his fans.But have you discovered E. F. Benson yet? In a Holbein portrait above the grand old fireplace, Francis Vail, second baronet, brandishes a beautiful golden goblet, encrusted with pearls, rubies and emeralds. But this treasure, the Luck of the Vails, has since brought the family nothing but ruin and death. On the eve of his twenty-first birthday, Harry Vail discovers the Luck hidden in the attic of his ancestral home, the family curse is reawoken, and a tale of madness, avarice and murder unfolds. Murder mystery.Ghost story.Whodunnit. This is a classic detective story from the author of Mapp and Lucia. Crime fiction at its best. Bookseller Inventory # AAZ9780099572435

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Benson, E F
ISBN 10: 0099572435 ISBN 13: 9780099572435
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800995724350000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.70
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Benson, E F
Published by Vintage Publishing 2013-10-03, London (2013)
ISBN 10: 0099572435 ISBN 13: 9780099572435
New paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage Publishing 2013-10-03, London, 2013. paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # 9780099572435

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Benson, E F
ISBN 10: 0099572435 ISBN 13: 9780099572435
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. Not Signed; This is a vintage murder mystery. WH Auden, Nancy Mitford and Noel Coward were among his fans.But have you discovered E. F. Benson yet? In a Holbein portrait above the grand old fireplace, Francis Vail, second baronet, brandishes a beautiful golden goblet, encrusted with pearls, rubies and emerald. book. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780099572435_rkm

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.34
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.80
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Benson, E F
Published by Random House UK (2014)
ISBN 10: 0099572435 ISBN 13: 9780099572435
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House UK, 2014. Book Condition: New. 2014. Paperback. In a Holbein portrait above the grand old fireplace, Francis Vail, second baronet, brandishes a beautiful golden goblet, encrusted with pearls, rubies and emeralds. But this treasure, the Luck of the Vails, has since brought the family nothing but ruin and death. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: FFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 28. Weight in Grams: 320. . . . . . . Bookseller Inventory # V9780099572435

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.57
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From Ireland to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Benson, E F
Published by Random House UK
ISBN 10: 0099572435 ISBN 13: 9780099572435
New Softcover Quantity Available: 5
Seller
Kennys Bookstore
(Olney, MD, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Random House UK. Book Condition: New. 2014. Paperback. In a Holbein portrait above the grand old fireplace, Francis Vail, second baronet, brandishes a beautiful golden goblet, encrusted with pearls, rubies and emeralds. But this treasure, the Luck of the Vails, has since brought the family nothing but ruin and death. Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: FFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 131 x 28. Weight in Grams: 320. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099572435

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Benson, E F
Published by Vintage (2014)
ISBN 10: 0099572435 ISBN 13: 9780099572435
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Vintage, 2014. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 320 pages. 8.00x5.50x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # __0099572435

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
8.65
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.75
Within United Kingdom
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book