DEATH AND THE MAIDEN (plays, playscript)

Author(s): MITCHELL, GLADYS

Fiction

When former banana-grower Edris Tidson hears of a possible sighting of a water-naid he insists that his wife, her aunt Prissie and Prissie's young ward Connie, travel with him to Winchester in search of the nymph. As tensions rise between Connie and Edris, Prissie invites part-time Freudian Mrs Bradley to join them and unofficially observe Edris and his growing obsession. Then two young boys are found drowned and speculation mounts that the naid is luring them to her deaths. Can Mrs Bradley unravel the mysteries hidden within the river?

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Gladys Mitchell was an English schoolteacher and the author of over sixty novels featuring her unconventional heroine, Mrs Bradley. An early member of the Detection Club, alongside Agatha Christie, G.K Chesterton and Dorothy L. Sayers, she was awarded the Crime Writers Association Silver Dagger in 1976. Her hobbies included architecture and writing poetry. She studied the works of Sigmund Freud and her interest in witchcraft was encouraged by her friend, the detective novelist Helen Simpson.

General Fields

  • : 9780099546832
  • : RAN
  • : RAN
  • : 0.19
  • : May 2010
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : MITCHELL, GLADYS
  • : BC
  • : 823.912
  • : 272