The Moving Toyshop (Gervase Fen, Book 3)

The Moving Toyshop (Gervase Fen, Book 3)

Edmund Crispin

Publish yr note: First released 1946

When a poet, Richard Cadogan, gets an unforeseen £50 improve from his writer for his new poetry booklet, he comes to a decision to visit Oxford for a good deserved vacation. The swap of surroundings and peace of brain is what he must recuperate his thought for writing, yet little he suspects that what he predicted as a leisurely time spent on lengthy walks and vacationing neighbors will become a secret fixing experience choked with unforeseen and hazardous twists.

After an eventful teach trip, Cadogan arrives in Oxford overdue at evening in basic terms to grasp that he has forgotten the precise tackle of his remain. hoping on a far off reminiscence of where he boarded in years in the past he by accident enters a toyshop the place, to his shock and fright, he unearths the lifeless physique of a girls. sooner than he understands he's knocked out and spends his first evening of the vacations locked within the backroom of the store. whilst he eventually recovers from the concussion the physique is long past and the toyshop grew to become mysteriously right into a supermarket, and Cadogan himself is accused of trespassing and stealing food.

Luckily for the questioned poet his previous college buddy, the professor of literature, Gervase Fen is there able to plunge into the midst of this secret. The relocating Toyshop, first released in 1946, is Edmund Crispin's most renowned novel that includes eccentric beginner detective, Gervase Fen.

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