Title: The Curious Custard Pie
Author: Margaret Scherf
Illustrator: Vera Bock (dust jacket)
Description: Stated First Edition. Dark navy cloth boards with white lettering on spine. Black tape affixed to boards (from an earlier dust jacket protector). Pages toned; previous owner's last name on title page and rear paste-down; light tape ghosts on endpapers. Dust jacket shows a small bit of rubbing at the upper-left corner of the front panel; not price clipped ($2.25). DJ in clear archival sleeve. 218 pp. 8 x 5.5 inches. Dust jacket art by Vera Bock.
The Crime Club Selection preface states that The Curious Custard Pie has not appeared in any form prior to book publication.
The ministerial lecturer at an "uplift" camp, put on by the World Amiability Group, serves up a couple custard pies, but with the unexpected result of two dropping dead. Attendees at the camp include "a wealthy widow, a charming widow, an attractive boy attracted to an attractive girl, and a dietician who felt that soybeans and calcium could save the world." The minister turns to sleuthing!
Jacket Condition: Very Good+
Publisher: Doubleday & Company [Crime Club]
Place: New York
Keywords: fiction, detective, murder, mystery, novel, Vera Bock, Crime Club,
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