The last houseparty

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Pantheon Books, Sep 12, 1982 - Fiction - 221 pages
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Forty years after the last of the Countess of Snailwood's fashionable political house parties, a move to repair her fantastic clock reconnects the sole survivor of those waltz-filled weekends with newly perceived, tragic events and people

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Review: The Last House-Party (Pantheon International Crime)

User Review  - Tiffany - Goodreads

Really hard to get into this one, but I am trying! Read full review

Review: The Last House-Party (Pantheon International Crime)

User Review  - Cera - Goodreads

This is much more the sort of twisty multi-layered story I expect from something subtitled "A Novel of Suspense," although I didn't find it particularly suspenseful. But the cuts between the 1937 ... Read full review


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About the author (1982)

Peter Dickinson was born and raised in Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia in 1927. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree at King's College, Cambridge in 1951. He served in the British Army, and was also an assistant editor and reviewer for Punch Magazine for seventeen years. His first book was The Weathermonger. Dickinson has written several novels for adults, a television series for juveniles and many books for young people. In 1982 he was placed on the International Board of Books for Young People Honor List for Tulka, and The Iron Lion was selected one of New York Times Notable Books. In 1989 he won the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Eva.

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