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Death on the Cherwell / by Mavis Doriel Hay ; With an introduction by Stephen Booth.

By: Hay, Mavis Doriel.
Contributor(s): Booth, Stephen, 1952-.
Series: British Library Crime Classics: Publisher: London : British Library, 2014Description: 286 pages : ill ; 19 cm.ISBN: 9780712357265 (pbk.) :.Subject(s): Crime Fiction | Murder -- FictionDDC classification: 823 Summary: "For Miss Cordell, principal of Persephone College, there are two great evils to be feared: unladylike behaviour among her students, and bad publicity for the college. So her prim and cosy world is turned upside down when a secret society of undergraduates meets by the river on a gloomy January afternoon, only to find the drowned body of the college bursar floating in her canoe. The police assume that a student prank got out of hand, but the resourceful Persephone girls suspect foul play, and take the investigation into their own hands. Soon they uncover the tangled secrets that led to the bursar's death - and the clues that point to a fellow student." - Copac
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"For Miss Cordell, principal of Persephone College, there are two great evils to be feared: unladylike behaviour among her students, and bad publicity for the college. So her prim and cosy world is turned upside down when a secret society of undergraduates meets by the river on a gloomy January afternoon, only to find the drowned body of the college bursar floating in her canoe. The police assume that a student prank got out of hand, but the resourceful Persephone girls suspect foul play, and take the investigation into their own hands. Soon they uncover the tangled secrets that led to the bursar's death - and the clues that point to a fellow student." - Copac

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