Gaudy Night

9780061043499

Gaudy Night

  • ISBN 13:

    9780061043499

  • ISBN 10:

    0061043494

  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/1964
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

When Harriet Vane attends her Oxford reunion, known as the "Gaudy," the prim academic setting is haunted by a rash of bizarre pranks: scrawled obsentities, burnt effigies and poison-pen letters -- including one that says, "Ask your boyfriend with the title if he likes arsenic in his soup." Some of the notes threaten murder; all are perfectly ghastly; yet in spite of their scurrilous nature, all are perfectly worded. And Harriet finds herself ensnared in a nightmare of romance and terror, with only the tiniest shreds of clues to challenge her powers of detection, and those of her paramour, Lord Peter Wimsey.

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