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The Case Of The Seven Of Calvary. ANTHONY BOUCHER

The Case Of The Seven Of Calvary.


Other works by ANTHONY BOUCHER

Publication: Simon and Schuster, 1937, New York

First edition. Author's first book. Fine, fresh, bright copy with a tiny repair to cloth at head of spine, in a bright crisp dust jacket, with light professional restoration to the spine ends. Handsome copy of a puzzle story that is intricately constructed and told with wit and style. It is the only case of the engaging armchair detective Dr. John Ashwin, Professor of Sanskrit at the University of California at Berkeley. and a graduate student join forces to solve a murder, mostly by using the professor's reference books. A man is murdered on an American college campus and the only clue is a Seven of Calvary symbol on a piece of paper next to the body. A well-plotted novel with Dr Ashwin acting in a Sherlockian manner through his deductive reasoning process, and there are plenty of clues to make for an entertaining reading.

Inventory Number: 50431