The Dead Mountaineer's Inn

The Dead Mountaineer's Inn

(one More Last Rite for the Detective Genre)

Book - 2015
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Policeman Peter Glebsky, heads on holiday to the Dead Mountaineer's Inn, a ski resort hotel in a small resort in a secluded valley in the Alps. On his arrival he meets the other guests: Mr. Moses, a rich old man with highly eccentric manners and his stunningly beautiful wife; Mr. du Barnstocre, an illusionist who is accompanied by Brun, his niece; Mr. Simonet, an obsessive physicist; Mr. Hinckus, a custodial attorney; and Olaf Andvarafors. Then an avalanche blocks them in and a dead body is discovered and it is up to Peter to find out who did it.
Publisher: Brooklyn ; London : Melville House Publishing, [2015]
ISBN: 9781612194325
Branch Call Number: SF STRUGAT ARKADII
Characteristics: xiii, 238 pages ; 21 cm


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SFPL_danielay Sep 10, 2015

It is hard to describe this book besides stating the obvious - a remote mountain inn, a group of eccentric guests, an avalanche and a locked-room murder mystery - you'll just have to read it yourself. If you like quirky fiction, you won't regret it.


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