Gervase Fen, Oxford Professor of English Language and Literature, claims to be "the only literary critic turned detective in the whole of fiction". The corpse of Yseut Haskell, an actress, was deposited almost at the door of his college rooms. He immediately knew who was responsible.
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"One of the last exponents of the classical English detective story...elegant, literate, and funny" ( The Times)
" The Case of the Gilded Fly...couldn't be more British if it came packaged with fish and chips" ( New York Sun)
"I very much enjoy Edmund Crispin" ( PD James)
"Has all the ingredients of a Golden Age detective story" (Brandon Robshaw Independent on Sunday)
"Both a classic detective story and a ludicrous literary farce" ( Guardian)
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As inventive as Agatha Christie, as hilarious as P.G. Wodehouse - discover the delightful detective stories of Edmund Crispin. Crime fiction at its quirkiest and best.
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