The Sleeping House Party

By: Lambert, Elisabeth

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[general shelfwear, spine a bit turned, some soiling to page edges; jacket edgeworn, internally reinforced with brown paper tape at most folding points, a bit of paper loss at top corners, a couple of tiny chips at bottom of front panel, one large chip at bottom of rear panel]. (A Gargoyle Mystery) Series "A racy story of crime in Australia," involving several couples with homes in a beach colony fifty miles from Sydney, and a murder that takes place at a Christmas party. The first mystery novel by this British-born writer, derived from her own radio play of the same name, written several years earlier and broadcast on the BBC. Lambert had worked extensively as a journalist and feature writer in Australia, and had also published several volumes of poetry and "verse plays." Later (as Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz) she became widely known as a culinary writer, specilizing in Latin American cuisine.

Title: The Sleeping House Party

Author: Lambert, Elisabeth

Categories: Fiction: Mystery/Detective,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Coward-McCann, Inc.: (c.1951)

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good in Good dj

Seller ID: 17996

Keywords: Australia Murder Christmas Beach Houses