Fb2 The Case of the Gilded Fly (Classic Crime) ePub
by Edmund Crispin
|Subcategory:||Suspense and Thriller|
|Publisher:||Penguin Books Ltd; New Ed edition (September 27, 1990)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1556 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1764 kb|
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The Case of the Gilded Fly is a locked-room mystery by the English author Edmund Crispin (Bruce Montgomery), written while Crispin was an undergraduate at Oxford and first published in the UK in 1944.
The Case of the Gilded Fly is a locked-room mystery by the English author Edmund Crispin (Bruce Montgomery), written while Crispin was an undergraduate at Oxford and first published in the UK in 1944. It was published in the US a year later under the title Obsequies at Oxford.
Gilded Fly, originally published in 1944, was both . Robert Bruce Montgomery . Edmund Crispin was a composer as well as crime mystery writer. In the beginning of the book Edmund Crispin writes a description of each of the characters
Gilded Fly, originally published in 1944, was both Fen's first outing and the debut of the pseudonymous Crispin (in reality, composer Bruce Montgomery). The famous playwright Robert Warner has decided to launch his latest literary effort in a playhouse in Oxford. In the beginning of the book Edmund Crispin writes a description of each of the characters. It is simply marvelous writing laced with the proper amount of snarkiness, and also with a depthness and deftness that gave me a wonderful grasp of each of the characters.
Published during the Second World War, The Case of the Gilded Fly introduced English professor and would-be detective Gervase Fen, one of crime fiction’s most irrepressible and popular sleuths. This Detective Story Club classic is introduced by Douglas G. Greene, who reveals how Montgomery’s ambition to emulate John Dickson Carr resulted in a string of successful and distinctive Golden Age detective novels and an invitation from Carr himself to join the exclusive Detection Club.
A vintage murder mystery. Crime fiction at its quirkiest and best. As inventive as Agatha Christie, as hilarious as . Wodehouse - discover the delightful detective stories of Edmund Crispin. In the sleepy English village of Sanford Angelorum, professor and amateur detective Gervase Fen is taking a break from his books to run for Parliament. At first glance, the village he's come to canvass appears perfectly peaceful, but Fen soon discovers that appearances can be deceptive: someone in the village has discovered a dark secret and is using it for blackmail.
Frequent Hearses (Classic Crime). Edmund Crispin (pseudonym for Bruce Montgomery) wrote "The Case of the Gilded Fly" in 1944 while he was still an undergraduate at St. John's College, Oxford.
15 The Case is Closed. 16 Epilogue: The Gilded Fly. Note on the Author. A crime!’ he murmured. Sheila McGaw, the young woman who produced the plays at the repertory theatre in Oxford, travelled third-class.
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The British composer Bruce Montgomery also wrote mysteries as Edmund Crispin
The British composer Bruce Montgomery also wrote mysteries as Edmund Crispin. He was the creator of the amateur sleuth Gervase Fen, who is an Oxford don and a literary critic. The first of his investigations, The Case of the Gilded Fly (1944), involved a murder in a room under constant observation. Perhaps his most audacious is The Moving Toyshop (1946), in which an entire shop disappears