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Murder in pastiche

Marion Mainwaring

Murder in pastiche

or, nine detectives all at sea

by Marion Mainwaring

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published in 1955.

Statementby Marion Mainwaring.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ4.M227 Mw10, PS3563.A383 Mw10
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. ;
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5122649M
ISBN 100575017996
LC Control Number74196245

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In these areas I recommend this book without reservation. That said, however, Murder in pastiche book the publisher is going to price this book almost like a printed copy, I expect much higher quality than they produced.4/5(7).

A novelist in her own right, she wrote the novel Murder in Pastiche: or Nine Detectives All at Sea (), parodying nine famous fictional detectives, and Murder at Midyears (). She translated Youth and Age: Three Novellas by Ivan Turgenev and edited The Portrait Game, records of a parlor game played by Turgenev and his friends.

The story is great fun; the pastiche were excellent, and I was delighted that each detective's chapter was written in the style of the character. In these areas I recommend this book without reservation.

That said, however, if the publisher is going to price this book almost like a printed copy, I expect much higher quality than they produced/5(5). The Prologue and Book One introduce the main characters, summarize the histories of the Bennet and Darcy families, and introduce a murder.

The remainder of the novel is about the mystery and its solution. Style. The novel is a pastiche in the style of Jane Austen, as James acknowledges in her Author's Note. The book is divided into sections Author: P.

James. Yes, Murder in Pastiche is a mystery set on an ocean liner, RMS Florabunda, en route from Liverpool to New York.(Records show that Mainwaring herself traveled this route several times in the s.) I must say, incidentally, that I love cruise and train : The Passing Tramp.

Genre/Form: Mystery and detective fiction Mystery fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mainwaring, Marion. Murder in pastiche, or, Nine detectives all at sea. Books shelved as pastiche: The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz, The Seven-Percent Solution by Nicholas Meyer, Dust and Shadow: An Account of the Ripper.

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The fifth detective to horn in on the most perplexing murder case aboard the Florabunda (the slaying of obnoxious syndicated columnist Paul Price) isAuthor: The Passing Tramp.

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