Crispin, Edmund - The Moving Toyshop - ( Item 112997 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2015. Reprint. Fine Hardback. No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. P. D. James introduces this edition of Crispin's crime-fiction caper. With lively illustrations by A. Richard Allen. Quarter-bound in buckram with Modigliani paper sides, printed and blocked with a design by A. Richard Allen. Set in Photina with Pink Martini display. 208 pages; frontispiece and 6 colour illustrations. Printed map endpapers. 9" x 5¾". Edmund Crispin was the pseudonym of Bruce Montgomery, a composer and choirmaster who also wrote the scores for numerous films. He had a genius for comedy and the surreal, which finds its finest expression in his stories featuring Gervase Fen. P. D. James named The Moving Toyshop in her top five detective novels, and in this new edition she explores just what makes it so enjoyable a book. The illustrations are by A. Richard Allen, whose style will be familiar from previous Folio editions including Brat Farrar and The Franchise Affair. Allen has also drawn a delightful map of Oxford as endpapers to this beautiful edition. For fans of Crispin this will take a treasured place on the shelves; any lovers of detective fiction who have not previously encountered the novels have a treat in store.
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