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Holy Disorders

by Edmund Crispin

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Vintage Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime & mystery,
  • Mystery & Detective - Traditional British,
  • Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9273931M
    ISBN 10009950619X
    ISBN 109780099506195
    OCLC/WorldCa75713217

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    Walker & Co. continues its laudable reprintings of the long-out-of-print works of the late English-mystery master, whose witty cases all feature Gervase Fen, a most un-donnish Oxford prof of English literature. This outing, written when Crispin (real name—Robert Bruce Montgomery) was 24, and published in the U.S. by Lippincott in , involves the murder of a cathedral organist. Author of Obsequies At Oxford, continues the highbrow investigations of Gervase Fen, as he mocks and means through two murders, demonology, and enemy broadcasting. Fen leads the local police about, but is forced to step aside when the Yard takes over, and proceeds on his own to run down the pro-Nazi agitators in a danger laden finish.


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Holy Disorders is the second Gervase Fen novel, following on from The Case of the Gilded Fly and published in This is very much Britain in Wartime, although some parts of normal life go on as usual - including the Holy Disorders book services at Tolnbridge, where Fen is on holiday from his job as Professor of English at Oxford/5.

Jan 13,  · Gervase and Geoffrey go to a cathedral town in this book to investigate an attack on the church organist. This is just the beginning of all sorts of creative violence. For a cerebral mystery, Holy Disorders is replete with action. There’s even espionage and witchcraft in the mix.4/5(46).

Jan 13,  · "A master of the whodunnit he combines a flawless plot, witty dialogue, and a touch of hilarity" - The New York Times Holy Disorders takes Oxford don and part time detective Gervase Fen to the town of Tolnbridge, where he is happily bounding around with a butterfly net until the cathedral organist is murdered, giving Fen the chance to play sleuth.4/5(46).

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Holy Disorders (Book): Crispin, Edmund: Eccentric Oxford professor Gervase Fen made his debut in The Case of the Gilded Fly, which Edmund Crispin wrote to win a bet.

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Holy Disorders takes Oxford don and part-time detective Gervase Fen to the town of Tolnbridge, where he is happily bounding around with a butterfly net until the cathedral organist is murdered, giving Fen the chance to play sleuth.

Holy Disorders is the second Gervase Fen novel, following on from The Case of the Gilded Fly and published in This is very much Britain in Wartime, although some parts of normal life go on as usual - including the cathedral services at Tolnbridge, where Fen is on holiday from his job as Professor of English at Oxford/5(21).

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Edmund Crispin was the pseudonym of Robert Bruce Montgomery (usually credited as Bruce Montgomery) (2 October – 15 September ), an English crime writer and composer, known for his Gervase Fen novels.

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