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Party Girls Die in Pearls [electronic resource]

Sykes, Plum2017
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Brideshead, bon-bons, cucumber sandwiches – and now a murderIn the decadent world of Oxford University, c.1985, Pimms, punting and ball gowns are de rigeur. Ursula Flowerbutton, a studious country girl, arrives for her first term, anticipating nothing more sinister than days spent poring over history books – and, perhaps, an invitation to a ball. But when she discovers a body, Ursula is catapulted into a murder investigation. Determined to bag her first scoop for the famous student newspaper Cherwell, Ursula enlists the help of glamorous American student Nancy Feingold to unravel the case. While navigating a whirl of black-tie parties and secret dining societies, the girls discover a surfeit of suspects. From broken-hearted boyfriends to snobby Sloanes, lovelorn librarians to dishy dons, none can be presumed innocent. Clueless meets Agatha Christie in this wickedly funny tale of high society, low morals and a middle class girl, the first book in Plum Sykes' irresistible new series.
Author:
Imprint:
[Place of publication not identified] : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017
Collation:
1 online resource (1 text file)
Series:
An Oxford Girl Mystery
ISBN:
9781408882573
Language:
English
BRN:
2566630
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