By Edmund Crispin
Title note: unique identify Frequent Hearses (Classic Crime)
Publish yr note: initially released in 1950
Stars, Starlets, Floozies and factotums to the movie world-Gervase, Fen suspects them all... Gervase Fen is extra at domestic in his ivory tower than in a London movie studio, yet homicide can occur anyplace, and aspiring actress Gloria Scott's suicide certainly seems like homicide. Oxford don Gervase Fen is on the movie studios to propose a couple of movie biography of Alexander Pope. Gloria Scott looks to have had little explanation for eager to kill herself through leaping off Waterloo bridge, yet a person has taken nice pains to conceal Gloria's actual identification, and Gervase Fen's detective nostril starts to twitch.
When a lecherous cameraman is poisonded prior to his very eyes, Fen reveals himself 'consulting' on a much more prevalent topic: homicide.
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Listen,” he said. “All I know is that the mummy was whispering to Professor Yarborough, and we were trying to help him solve the mystery. ” The boy he was holding down looked bewildered. ” he asked. “I do not understand. ” “That’s what we’re trying to find out,” Pete told him emphatically. “You seem to know a lot about the mummy. But maybe I know some things you don’t. ” As Pete spoke, he was thinking that if he could get some more clues to the mystery of the whispering mummy from Hamid, he might be able to wrap up both the mummy case and the case of Mrs.
He used the mobile telephone that came with the luxurious car, a telephone from which any number could be called even while the occupant was driving. First he called Mrs. Banfry, who told him that Pete had left a long time ago. Then he called Headquarters and got no answer. Then he called his Uncle Titus, who said that Hans and Konrad had gone to a drive-in movie in the light truck. He also reported, after taking a look, that Pete’s bicycle was still parked in the salvage yard. ” Bob said, looking worried.
Why should it whisper to you, Jupe? ” “Now wait a minute, wait a minute,” Pete protested. ” “It is not scientific,” Professor Yarborough admitted. ” 30 | P a g e Jupe looked confident. “I believe,” he said, “that the mummy will whisper to me. Then I will have more information to work on. ” Pete demanded, looking at the electric clock on the wall of Headquarters later that afternoon. ” Bob asked, looking up from the notes he had been writing down about the morning’s episode. He had been working all afternoon in the library, where he had a part-time job, and couldn’t get at his special assignment earlier.