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Death s Bright Dart The quiet room seemed to explode People started out of their seats Exclamations reserved and small in themselves amalgamated like a whistle of steam As there was nothing he could do Davie stood watc

  • Title: Death's Bright Dart
  • Author: V.C. Clinton-Baddeley
  • ISBN: 9780440119449
  • Page: 206
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Death's Bright Dart By V.C. Clinton-Baddeley, The quiet room seemed to explode People started out of their seats Exclamations, reserved and small in themselves, amalgamated like a whistle of steam As there was nothing he could do Davie stood watching the extraordinary picture It was just another conference in a Cambridge College during the vacation or so it seemed But there were some disturbing features about iThe quiet room seemed to explode People started out of their seats Exclamations, reserved and small in themselves, amalgamated like a whistle of steam As there was nothing he could do Davie stood watching the extraordinary picture It was just another conference in a Cambridge College during the vacation or so it seemed But there were some disturbing features about it For one thing rather too many people there knew rather too much about some very nasty poisons Then someone stole a lethal blow pipe from a local exhibition So elderly but spry Dr Davie turned detective.Originally published in 1967

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    1. Dr R.V Davie, retired college professor and amateur detective, is attending a scientific symposium at the College of St Nicholas at Cambridge What is to be an informative and academic event becomes dramatic when murder happens.Among the learned professors attending is Dr Brauer, an ambitious, handsome, egotistical man and the featured speaker at the conference As he takes the podium to speak, he hesitates and then collapses He has been felled by a poison dart.There is a museum on the college gro [...]

    2. I ve had this book sitting on my shelf for years I m kicking myself in the rumpus for not reading it earlier I would have been through the series which I also have sitting on my shelf by now and probably with good memories I actually enjoyed this book written in 1967, it is highly reminiscent of an earlier, classic period of mystery writing that I enjoy so much.Here s a brief description don t worry no spoilers A conference is held at Cambridge University in England, and as one of the featured [...]

    3. From the back of the book The speaker stepped to the podium The audience waited expectantly But before the celebrated scientist could utter a word, he clutched his neck, gasped and fell to the ground the victim of a poisoned dart.Clearly someone at the conference could handle a primitive blowpipe with deadly precision The inquisitive Dr Davie did some research of his own and discovered that each of the distinguished scientists had something to hide Now he had to discover which one was venomous e [...]

    4. A fun academic mystery set in Cambridge Professor Bruen suddenly drops dead in the middle of his lecture on poisons Hmm, what a coincidence The forward compares this book to Michael Innes, Edmund Crispin, and others and I have to agree Plenty of suspects, plenty of motives.

    5. Dr Davie of Cambridge investigates the death of a lecturer Although published in the late 60s, this read like an older book to me that is as if it had been written before I was born I wasn t too impressed although I generally like academic mysteries.

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