Miss Pym Disposes Author:Josephine Tey Miss Pym and the Criminal Mind — Even Miss Pym - lecturer at an English woman's college - agreed that final exam week was a rather grisly time at school, with ordinarily pretty girls poring red-eyed over heavy tomes, and rising at 5:00 A.M.... but murder? — Miss Pym was a warm-hearted, blithe little lady who had read thirty-seven books on psycholo... more »gy, disagreed with them all, and written pages and pages of rebuttal. To her amazement, she became a "best-seller."
Then Leys College, where she was a guest lecturer, became the scene of a peculiar and fatal "accident," which Miss Pym suspected was a planned crime. Putting her psychological theories into practice, Miss Pym turned up some surprising conclusions...« less
Good view of a British women's "physical college" circa 1947- truly a slice in time. The noise and bustle of college life is the backdrop for a rather nail-biting mystery. Has the mad pressures of final exams pushed someone right over the edge? Psychological lecturer Miss Pym tries to apply her theories to find out whodunit.