Mystery at Geneva

Mystery at Geneva An Improbable Tale of Singular Happenings (1922)

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Mystery at Geneva: An Improbable Tale of Singular Happenings is a novel written by Rose Macaulay and published in 1922. The story takes place in Geneva, Switzerland, where a group of international diplomats and their families are gathered for a conference. The peaceful atmosphere of the conference is disrupted when a series of strange and inexplicable events occur, including the disappearance of a valuable diamond and the appearance of a mysterious woman who seems to have knowledge of everyone's secrets. The novel is a mix of mystery, romance, and satire, with Macaulay using her sharp wit to poke fun at the conventions of society and international diplomacy. The characters are vividly drawn, from the suave and sophisticated diplomat to the naive and innocent young woman caught up in the intrigue.As the events at the conference unfold, the tension builds and the reader is kept guessing until the very end. Macaulay's writing is clever and engaging, with a keen eye for detail and a gift for creating memorable characters. Mystery at Geneva is a delightful and entertaining read that will appeal to fans of classic mystery and suspense novels.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book information

ISBN: 9781166601072
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
Imprint: Kessinger Publishing
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 274
Weight: 367g
Height: 152mm
Width: 229mm
Spine width: 14mm