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The Late Scholar

The Late Scholar

A new murder mystery featuring Lord Peter Wimsey – now a Duke – and his wife Harriet Vane, set in an Oxford college in the 1950s.
Peter Wimsey is pleased to discover that along with a Dukedom he has inherited the duties of ‘visitor’ at an Oxford college.When the fellows appeal to him to resolve a dispute, he and Harriet set off happily to spend some time in Oxford.
But the dispute turns out to be embittered. The voting is evenly balanced between two passionate parties – evenly balanced, that is, until several of the fellows unexpectedly die.The Warden has a casting vote, but the Warden has disappeared.
And the causes of death of the deceased fellows bear an uncanny resemblance to the murder methods in Peter’s past cases – methods that Harriet has used in her published novels .
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 5th December 2013

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781444760880