The Case of the Gilded Fly (The First Gervase Fen Mystery)

The Case of the Gilded Fly (The First Gervase Fen Mystery)

Edmund Crispin


Theater businesses are infamous hotbeds of intrigue, and few are extra fascinating than the corporate at present in place of abode at Oxford college. Center-stage is the attractive, malicious Yseut, a mediocre actress with a stellar expertise for destroying males. Rounding out the solid are quite a lot of of her prior and current conquests, and the ladies who love them. And staring at from the wings is Professor Gervase Fen?scholar, wit, and fop extraordinaire?who might particularly remedy crimes than expound on English literature. while Yseut is murdered, Fen ultimately will get his want. Gilded Fly, initially released in 1944, used to be either Fen's first time out and the debut of the pseudonymous Crispin (in truth, composer Bruce Montgomery).

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