Leys Physical Training College was famous for its excellent discipline and Miss. Lucy Pym was pleased and flattered to be invited to give a psychology lecture there. But she had to admit that the health and vibrant beauty of the students made her feel just a little inadequate. Then there was a nasty accident - and suddenly Miss. Pym was forced to ...
Leys Physical Training College was famous for its excellent discipline and Miss. Lucy Pym was pleased and flattered to be invited to give a psychology lecture there. But she had to admit that the health and vibrant beauty of the students made her feel just a little inadequate. Then there was a nasty accident - and suddenly Miss. Pym was forced to apply her agile intellect to the unpleasant fact that among all those impressively healthy bodies someone had a very sick mind...
223 pages. Softcover. Good condition. FICTION. Murder visited a peaceful campus in the sun-warmed green of June. But Miss Pym, a guest lecturer on psychology, arrived ahead of death. Warm-hearted, blithe Miss Pym didn't suspect that evil lived behind one of those pretty, healthy faces; the girls were all so normal. Then came the "accident"-unexpected and fatal. And Miss Pym put all her psychological theories into practice to prove that the death was really murder! "Penetrating...with a thumping terminal surprise"-Saturday Review (Key Words: Murder Mysteries, Fiction, Josephine Tey).
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Josephine Tey wrote so few books that each has received an unusual scrutiny, and one that I wish each Great Mystery Writer had also received. This was the first Tey I ever read, and honestly, it scared the pants off me. Not the murder - my palate is jaded by now, after so many Christies and Marshes and Jameses. No - it was the way an observer - the title character - thought she knew what had happened. I don't wish to ruin the story for you, so I shan't fill in any details, but suffice it to say that appearances are ALWAYS deceiving, and after you have acted on a false assumption, suddenly the repercussions are about you as much as about those about the objects of your assumptions.
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