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Dead Letters

(2002)
(Murder Is Academic)
(The first book in the Cassandra James series)
A novel by

 
 
All is not well at Cambridge University's St. Ethelreda's College. The head of the English Department is dead, and Professor Cassandra James is appointed the task of running the department. Faced with the choice of whipping her underperforming colleagues into shape or losing the much-needed funding for the program, Cassandra resigns herself to the challenge. However, when she stumbles upon the former head's private papers and realizes that the death was no accident, Cassandra is forced to use her academic expertise of solving obscure literary puzzles for a very different purpose: tracking down a killer.

British Praise for Murder is Academic:

"Cambridge academic Christine Poulson's first crime novel is a triumph of suspense and intrigue. A labyrinthine plot is unravelled as intriguingly as a literary puzzle."

Genre: Mystery

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Used availability for Christine Poulson's Dead Letters

Hardback Editions

March 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: Murder Is Academic: A Cambridge Mystery
Author(s): Christine Poulson
ISBN: 0-312-31807-3 / 978-0-312-31807-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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April 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dead Letters
Author(s): Christine Poulson
ISBN: 1-84395-254-8 / 978-1-84395-254-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Imprint unknown
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May 2002 : UK Hardback
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Title: Dead Letters
Author(s): Christine Poulson
ISBN: 0-7090-7069-1 / 978-0-7090-7069-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

May 2010 : UK Paperback
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Title: Murder is Academic
Author(s): Christine Poulson
ISBN: 1-906288-39-9 / 978-1-906288-39-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ostara Publishing
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Murder is Academic
Author(s): Christine Poulson
Publisher:
Availability: Amazon UK