Death in Fancy Dress: A British Library Crime Classic

Death in Fancy Dress: A British Library Crime Classic

Mystery crime fiction written in the Golden Age of Murder With an introduction by Martin Edwards and featuring the short stories 'Horseshoes for Luck' and 'The Cockroach and the Tortoise' ...

About The Author

Anthony Gilbert

ANTHONY GILBERT is a pen name of LUCY BEATRICE MALLESON (1899-1973) and Death in Fancy Dress is considered to be one of her finest works. It appeared just before Malleson introduced the mystery readership to her famed, unconventional, and magnificently named, detective Arthur ...

Reviews of

Death in Fancy Dress: A British Library Crime Classic

“In this standout entry in the British Library Crime Classics series from Gilbert… The ingenious story line is enhanced by ample doses of wit.”

Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Everything you could wish for in a country-house mystery.”

Booklist (starred review)

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