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The case of the gilded fly.

Edmund Crispin

The case of the gilded fly.

by Edmund Crispin

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Published by G.K. Hall in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination413p.
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20120311M

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The very first case for Oxford-based sleuth Gervase Fen, one of the last of the great Golden Age detectives. As inventive as Agatha Christie, as hilarious as P.G. Wodehouse, this is the perfect entry point to discover the delightful detective stories of Edm. 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. A classic locked-room mystery filled with witty literary allusions, it was the debut of ‘a new writer who calls himself Edmund Crispin’ (in.


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The Case of the Gilded Fly is the first of Edmund Crispins (Bruce Montgomerys) Gervase Fen novels, written when he was quite young.

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It was published in (Lippincott) under the ungainly title, Obsequies at Oxford. The Case of the Gilded Fly is Edmund Crispin's debut novel and also the first Gervase Fen mystery. It is October and, at Oxford University, the term has just begun. Robert Warner, an up-and-coming playwright known for his experimental approach, has chosen an Oxford repertory theatre for the premiere of his latest play, Metromania/5(K).

Editions for The Case of the Gilded Fly: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in Home My BooksCited by: 4. The Gilded Fly, the first novel by Edmund Crispin, written inintroduces Gervase Fen, an Oxford don of English language and literature who explains that his understanding of literature makes him more qualified than the average detective to solve cases because he knows logic and people.

Get this from a library. The case of the gilded fly. [Edmund Crispin] -- "Gervase Fen, in his first case, is up to his Oxford Professorship in murder.

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The police are at loss for answers and are ready to proclaim the incident as suicide, but Gervase Fen, an Oxford don and professor of literature, who thrives off solving mysteries, is ready to help. The Case of the Gilded Fly, first published inis Edmund Crispin's debut novel and the first Gervase Fen Mystery.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.

A classic locked-room mystery filled with witty literary allusions, it was the debut of `a new writer who calls himself Edmund Crispin' (in reality the Brand: Edmund Crispin.

The Case of the Gilded Fly Edmund Crispin First published in the UKVictor Gollancz This edition Vintage, ISBN: pages Source: City Bookshop The Case of the Gilded Fly is the first mystery novel by Edmund Crispin.

Crispin was a pseudonym of Bruce Montgomery, a professor of music who, as well as.