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Holy Disorders (Gervase Fen, #2) Oxford don and part time detective Gervase Fen is in the town of Tolnbridge where he is happily bounding around with a butterfly net until the cathedral organist is murdered, giving Fen the chance to play sleuth Tracking down the culprit pleases Fen immensely Did the victim fall afoul of German spies or local witches, practicing centuries Read Holy Disorders (Gervase Fen, #2) By Edmund Crispin – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Oh, onething very important Was there any trace of poison or bullets or knife thrusts or anything at the autopsy It is over by now, I suppose Nothing of the kind Splendid That suits me admirably What a pity, said the Inspector with heavy irony, that you ve nothing much to find out You must tell me when you make an arrest Ah, Fen was pensive There s the rub Means, motive, opportunity, all settled The only trouble is that I haven t at the moment the least idea who did i Oh, onething very important Was there any trace of poison or bullets or knife...

  2. The plot is nonsensical and the characters largely unpleasant As usual with Crispin, the main attraction is the prose.Vocabulary enhancement oeillade an amorous or suggestive glanceautology the study of oneself preceptor a teacher responsible to uphold a certain l...

  3. Holy Disorders is the second Gervase Fen novel, following on from The Case of the Gilded Fly and published in 1945 This is very much Britain in Wartime, although some parts of normal life go on as usual including the cathedral services at Tolnbridge, where Fen is on holiday from his job as Professor of English at Oxford When the current organist at the cathedral is attacked, Fen invites Geoffrey Vintner, composer and organist, to take over Vintner, a mild mannered bachelor, also finds himse Holy Disorders is the second Gervase Fen novel, following on from The Case of the Gilded Fly and published in 1945 This is very much Britain in Wartime, although some parts of normal life go on as usual including the cathedral services at Tolnbridge, w...

  4. Si bien el papel de Gervase Fen es fundamental, el protagonismo de Asesinato en la catedral se lo lleva Geoffrey Vintner, organista y compositor, que parece un trasunto de Dr Watson de segunda La acci n se sit a en la poblaci n de Tolnbridge, donde es citado Vintner urgentemente mediante telegrama por Fen, ya que ha habido un atentado contra la vida de Brooks, el organista de la catedral de dicha ciudad Y hasta all que se desplace el bueno de Vintner, con m s de una dificultad durante el t Si bien el papel de Gervase Fen es fundamental, el protagonismo de Asesinato en la catedral se lo lleva Geoffrey Vintner, organista y compositor, que parece un trasunto de Dr Watson de segunda La acci n se sit a en la poblaci n de Tolnbridge, donde es citado Vintner urgentemente mediante telegrama por Fen, ya que ha habido un atentado contra la vida de Brooks, el organista de la catedral de dicha ciudad Y hasta all que se desplace el bueno de Vintner, con m s de una dificultad durante el trayecto Asesinato en la catedral Holy Disorders, 1946 , del escritor brit nico Edmund Crispin seud nimo de Bruce Montgomery , nos vuelve a ofrecer otra estupenda aventur...

  5. Poco a poco impedimenta nos sigue trayendo las aventuras del detective Gervase Fen en este caso, no hay que llevarse enga os, estamos posiblemente en el peor de los casos publicados pero, aun as , sigue estando bastante por encima de la media habitual de novelas polic acas Adem s resulta un poco at pico ya que la trama est m s centrada en asuntos de espionaje que en temas detectivescos, de ah que resul...

  6. Hard to believe this is the same author and main character as in The Moving Toyshop This book has none of the lightness of touch or wit that I so enjoyed in the first Fen mystery Fen calls his friend to a cathedral town help out playing organ for the services though what Fen is doing there at all is never really explained , and said friend is dogged by anonymous letters, falling trunks and mystery men and that s just on the journey out There are far too many minor characters, adding to the Hard to believe this is the same author and main character as in The Moving Toyshop This book has none of the lightness of touch or wit that I so enjoyed in the first Fen mystery Fen calls his friend to a cathedral town help out playing organ for the services though what Fen is doing there at all is never really explained , and said friend is dogged by anonymous letters, falling trunks and mystery men and that s just on the journey out There are far too many minor characters, adding to the confusion with their where were you when the lights went out alibis Two men have died, for no real apparent reason Marijuana is treated as if it were as deadly as heroin a common feature of pre 1960s English fiction Quite a promising beginning, but don t get your hopes up Query Why would members of the clergy and their families consider a cathedral a bad place to spend the night Is it not the consecrated house of God What better place for a Christian to b...

  7. World War II is underway, and the organist of the cathedral in a British town has gone mad In this case, the choir has nothing to do with it.Criminal doings appear to be afoot, and Gervase Fen, Oxford don and amateur detective, is on the case although he was really only in town on a search for interesting insects He summons an acquaintance named Geoffrey Vintner to fill in for the organist and gets him hopelessly entangled in the sordid affair, which eventually includes two murders, numerou World War II is underway, and the organist of the cathedral in a British town has gone mad In this case, the choir has nothing to do with it.Criminal doings appear to be afoot, and Gervase Fen, Oxford don and amateur detective, is on the case although he was really only in town on a search for interesting insects He summons an acquaintance named Geoffrey Vintner to fill in for the organist and gets him hopelessly entangled in the sordid affair, which eventually includes two murders, numerous close calls, a spy ring, a black Mass and an angry assortment of insects set free at an opportune moment.Fen is perhaps my favorite literary mystery so...

  8. This is my favorite of the Crispin novels He is an outstanding writer and deserves to be better known than he is.

  9. Qu se puede decir de Edmund Crispin y su detective Gervaise Fen Es como si Gerald Durrell y Agatha Christie hubieran tenido un hijo Son novelas detectivescas entretenid simas y divertid simas.Esta novela tiene probablemente el primer cap tulo m s divertido de todos los de la serie que he le do siendo los otros La jugueter a errante y El misterio de la mosca dorada , aunque tambi n tiene una parte final que ...

  10. Like Wodehouse, Edmund Crispin s novels seem so blissfully effortless that it is only on re reading that the craft becomes apparent I was thrilled to find this old friend on Audible and I have thoroughly enjoyed the performance given by the narrator In Holy Disorders, Crispin uses comedy as the velvet glove to conceal the iron fist of the plot it is 1939 after all, and everyone is keeping an eye out for enemy agents But given that the Devon cathedral town is chiefly known for witchburning, p Like Wodehouse, Edmund Crispin s novels seem so blissfully effortless that it is only on re reading that the craft becomes apparent I was thrilled to find this old friend on Audible and I have thoroughly enjoyed the performance given by the narrator In Holy Disorders, Crispin uses comedy as the velvet glove to conceal the iron fist of the plot it is 1939 after all, and everyone is keeping an eye out for enemy agents But given that the Devon cathedral town is chiefly known for witchburning, perhaps somethingeldritch is in play The comedy is the chief attraction, though, it reaches heights of glorious silliness that only a well educated mind can concoct The scene where two amateur detectives are attempting to grill a suspect but keep quoting Poe at each other is a gem, as is Fen s response when asked the name of the knot he has proposed would allow a murderer to ascend a height and then climb back down and take his rope away with him It is...