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Death on the Cherwell (British Library Crime Classics) By Mavis Doriel Hay

Death on the Cherwell (British Library Crime Classics)
by Mavis Doriel Hay

For Miss Cordell, principal of Persephone College, there are two great evils to be feared: unladylike behaviour among her students, and bad publicity for the college. So her prim and cosy world is turned upside down when the drowned body of the college bursar is found floating in her canoe.
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For Miss Cordell, principal of Persephone College, there are two great evils to be feared: unladylike behaviour among her students, and bad publicity for the college. So her prim and cosy world is turned upside down when a secret society of undergraduates meets by the river on a gloomy January afternoon, only to find the drowned body of the college bursar floating in her canoe. The police assume that a student prank got out of hand, but the resourceful Persephone girls suspect foul play, and take the investigation into their own hands. Soon they uncover the tangled secrets that led to the bursar's death - and the clues that point to a fellow student. This classic mystery novel, with its evocative setting in an Oxford women's college, is now republished for the first time since the 1930s.

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Sku
GOR005780395
Title
Death on the Cherwell (British Library Crime Classics)
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
British Library Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
288
ISBN 10
0712357262
ISBN 13
9780712357265
Prizes
N/A
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