Publication: Published By Arizona State University, 1984, Tempe
First edition. Author's first novel. As new, unread copy in dust jacket. Introduces Darina Lisle to investigate the murder of cookery writer, Digby Cary, at a symposium for the Society of Historical Gastronomes. Darina has planned menus culled from centuries-old recipe books but then Digby is found stabbed to death with an expensive boning knife. Many had cause to resent Digby including a few spurned mistresses, eclipsed cookery demonstrators, and a plagiarized author.
Inventory Number: 38326