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La Jugueteria Errante : Un Misterio Para Gervase Fen

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When poet Richard Cadogan decides to spend his holidays in Oxford after a disagreement with his greedy publisher, he can't possibly imagine that the first thing he ll find there will be the corpse of a woman on the floor of a toy shop. Things only get stranger when he escorts police back to the scene of the crime, only to discover that the toy shop has disappeared and that it has been replaced by a grocery store. Cadogan enlists the help of English professor and amateur detective Gervase Fen, and the bookish duo face an impossible murder, clues in the form of an absurd poem, and wild persecutions through the city all of which make for a testament to the unusual. Cuando el poeta Richard Cadogan decide pasar sus vacaciones en Oxford luego de una disputa con su editor avaro, no se puede imaginar que lo primero que va a encontrar alli sera el cuerpo de una mujer muerta en el suelo de una jugueteria. Las cosas solo se ponen mas extranas cuando acompana a la policia a la escena del crimen, solo para descubrir que la jugueteria ha desaparecido y que ha sido reemplazada por un mercado. Cadogan busca la ayuda del profesor de ingles y detective aficionado Gervase Fen, y el duo libresco se enfrenta a un asesinato imposible, pistas en forma de un poema absurdo y persecuciones salvajes por la ciudad todo lo cual suma a un testamento de lo inusual."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 132 x 200 x 22mm | 399.16g
  • Editorial Impedimenta
  • United States
  • Spanish
  • New edition
  • Reprint
  • 8415130201
  • 9788415130208
  • 772,615

About Edmund Crispin

Edmund Crispin was the pseudonym of British author and composer Bruce Montgomery. He is best known for thenine detective novels and two collections of short stories he wrote under his pseudonym, all of which feature Gervase Fen, an eccentric and sometimes absent-minded character reportedly based on the Oxford professor W. E. Moore. Jose C. Vales is an editor, a translator, and a writer. He has translated Armadale, Cold Comfort Farm, Frankenstein, The Moonstone, and The Optimist's Daughter."show more

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