Crime de Luxe: A Benvenuto Brown Mystery by Elizabeth GillCrime de Luxe: A Benvenuto Brown Mystery by Elizabeth Gill

Crime de Luxe: A Benvenuto Brown Mystery

byElizabeth Gill

Paperback | February 6, 2017

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“Give me my rights or I will let them kill you. Think what has happened already—”

Benvenuto Brown is on the luxury liner Atalanta, heading for New York. His thoughts are on his forthcoming one-man exhibition, not murder – until a seemingly inoffensive old dear is found dead. Who could possibly have needed to murder poor Miss Smith? The nouveau riche Lord Stoke; the effortlessly alluring young widow Ann Stewart; Roger Morton-Blount, avowed Communist; or gorgeous Rutland King, screen star? Benvenuto Brown, in his final mystery, will need to sort muck from brass – and muddle from murder.

Crime de Luxe was originally published in 1933. This new edition features an introduction by crime fiction historian Curtis Evans.

“Brown is distinctly worth meeting … The story, besides being sufficiently baffling, is very well written and introduces a group of unusually well-drawn characters.” New York Times Book Review

“An altogether delightful treat” Brooklyn Eagle

Elizabeth Gill was born Elizabeth Joyce Copping in 1901, into a family including journalists, novelists and illustrators. She married for the first time, at the age of 19, to archaeologist Kenneth Codrington. Her second marriage, to artist Colin Gill, lasted until her death, at the age of only 32, in 1934, following complications from ...
Title:Crime de Luxe: A Benvenuto Brown MysteryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:220 pages, 7.81 × 5.06 × 0.46 inPublished:February 6, 2017Publisher:Dean Street PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1911579231

ISBN - 13:9781911579236