First edition. Signed by the author. Fine in fine dust jacket. Mrs. Laura Stratton was planning on donating a fabulous jewel to the Ashmolean Museum. Prior to doing so, she is found dead in her hotel hot tub. Soon after, the professor who was hyping the receipt of the jewel is also found murdered. Inspector Morse and Sergeant Lewis investigate, checking alibis, train schedules, romantic entanglements, and past tragedies.
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