QUIET AS A NUN (PENGUIN CRIME FICTION)

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In Antonia's Fraser's first work of fiction we meet Jemima Shore, a refreshing addition to the considerable list of investigators in the mystery genre. Jemima's first task is to solve a murder in the secluded tower at Blessed Eleanor's Convent in Sussex. The victim -- an old school friend -- left a puzzling note stating: "Jemima will understand what is going on here. Jemima knows..." But Jemima doesn't.

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The acclaimed English biographer Lady Antonia Fraser is also a talented mystery writer whose Quiet As a Nun was filmed for the Mystery! series on PBS.

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