The Singular Case of the Multiple Dead Author:Mark McShane Never before has any society been threatened by the likes of the Bloomsbury Group: nine esthetes, dedicated to man's loftier pursuits, who regularly meet to listen to music, read poetry, and discuss Things That Matter. — What matters right now is that the Chancellor of the Exchequer has levied as additional one shilling tax on all theater seats,... more » and something must be done about this menace to the arts. Lady Severn, mentor of the Bloomsbury Group, puts it to a vote, and three recommendations are forthcoming: Ask for the Chancellor's resignation. Have him fired. Assasinate him.
"we'll try all three, " says Lady Severn. "It will be quite jolly." And jolly it is, as the Bloomsbury Group launches the most hilarious crime wave since The Lavender Hill Mob.« less