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R in the Month

R in the Month

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by Spain, Nancy, Toksvig, Sandi | Fiction & related items
Published 05/05/2022 by Little, Brown Book Group (Virago Press Ltd) in the United Kingdom as part of the Virago Modern Classics series
Paperback | 336 pages
196 x 126 x 30mm | 264g


* 'Ever since reading R in the Month as a teenager, I've been a Nancy Spain fan. I love her juxtaposition of seedy, atmospheric settings with humour and showbiz glamour. There's still no one quite like her' ELLY GRIFFITHSThe oyster party had the kiss of death upon it - even though there were two 'R's in the month. Miriam Birdseye - famed revue star and sleuth - could have told you that from the start. She isn't a bit surprised to learn that her fiance's mother died in the night.

But who at the seedy Sussex hotel would have poisoned the bivalves? Could it be the hotel proprietor - a handsome, drunken bankrupt? His put-upon wife? Miriam's impressively moustachioed fiance? Or the menacing, unsavoury chef?Can Miriam track down the killer before anyone else is murdered by mollusc?* 'Her detective novels are hilarious - less about detecting than delighting, with absurd farce and a wonderful turn of phrase' SANDI TOKSVIG

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