Thus Was Adonis Murdered

Thus Was Adonis Murdered

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Random House, Inc.
When her personal copy of the current Finance Act is found a few metres away from a body, young barrister Julia Larwood finds herself caught up in a complex fight against the Inland Revenue. Set to have a vacation away from her home life and the tax man, Julia takes a trip with her art-loving boyfriend. However, all is not what it seems. Could he in fact be an employee of the establishment she has been trying to escape from? And how did her romantic luxurious holiday end in murder?

Baker & Taylor
Fleeing from tax-related worries, Julia Larwood indulges in a holiday, unaware that the fellow tourist she falls for is an Inland Revenue employee, who turns up dead in her bed with her copy of the Finance Act nearby. Reprint.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dell Publishing, 1994, c1981.
ISBN: 9780440212317
Characteristics: 314 p. ; 18 cm.


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Aug 09, 2018

Witty and charming! Few thing can be more pleasant than reading such a book in a few idle balmy hours, imagining Venice, Verona, London, the backdrop.
I wish to know more Latin to catch up with Julia’s erudition. Major’s diversion trapped me.
Final wrap up just sufficed before I’d get bored.


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