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The Incredible Crime (British Library Crime Classics)
The Incredible Crime - British Library Crime Classics Author:Lois Austen-Leigh A drug-smuggling mystery set in Cambridge. The Incredible Crime was written by Lois Austen-Leigh, the granddaughter of Jane Austen's nephew.
While the writing was pleasant, I found this "mystery" pretty much total balderdash. Nothing much happens as the story follows a young woman (daughter of the Master at one of Cambridge's colleges) as she becomes involved in what she thinks is a drug-smuggling operation at a cousin's country manor. There are passages that harken back to the author's great-great aunt which stop the "action" cold for a couple of chapters. It's somewhat disappointing, but I didn't have great expectations anyway. And too much fox-hunting!