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3 edition of The Devil in velvet. found in the catalog.

The Devil in velvet.

by John Dickson Carr

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.C2317 Dev, PS3505.A763 Dev
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 335 p.
Number of Pages335
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6093101M
LC Control Number51010388
OCLC/WorldCa939877

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Devil in velvet by Anne Mather; 6 . The Devil in velvet. [John Dickson Carr] -- Nicholas Fenton, a middle-aged Cambridge history professor in the year , literally sells his soul to the devil in exchange for traveling back in time to inhabit the body of his namesake, who was.

  Much of a piece with Fire, Burn! (at least, insofar as it too is an historical mystery, although set about years later), The Devil in Velvet is a piece of his historical writing at its finest, full of the touches of a master writing at the peak of his ability, with surprising results. The book opens with history professor Nicholas Fenton musing that he has sold his soul to the Devil. In this nefariously puzzling, romantic tale from the Golden Age master of mystery fiction, to solve a long-forgotten crime, a professor challenges the devil An aging scholar of Restoration history, Nicholas Fenton has long dreamed of traveling int.

  The Devil In Velvet: A Modern Masterpiece of Ancient Evil (Bantam Horror, S) Item PreviewPages: The Devil in Velvet (Book): Carr, John Dickson. The Burlingame Main Library and Easton Branch are closed until further notice.


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