A Moveable Feast of Murder: A Dorothy Parker Mystery

A Moveable Feast of Murder: A Dorothy Parker Mystery

by Agata Stanford


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A Moveable Feast of Murder: A Dorothy Parker Mystery by Agata Stanford

"It was only natural that I should be nervous-all right, I panicked; after all, my Uncle Martin went down with the Titanic. A February blizzard was raging fury over the East Coast as the S.S. Roosevelt was being tugged out of the harbor at Hoboken toward open seas. I shook from trepidation as I stood out on the open deck of the ship this midnight, the flurry of thick flakes, a disappointing substitution for confetti, changing to hard, biting pellets of mean sleet."
Thus begins Dorothy Parker's real-life 1926 trans-Atlantic crossing to France with Robert Benchley and Ernest Hemingway. Soon, there is more to worry about than whether the ship will hit any icebergs. The question is: Who is trying to kill Mr. Benchley? And once arrived in Paris, why is the City of Lights, famous for its Jazz Age clubs and cafés, so full of Soviet spies and kidnappers?
Join Parker, Benchley, and their friends, Ernest Hemingway, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, and the sensational American expatriates, Sara and Gerald Murphy, for dinner at Michaud's, drinks at Bricktop's, the floorshow at the Moulin Rouge, and an adventure of murder and international intrigue in the Paris of 1926.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780982754290
Publisher: Jenevacris Press
Publication date: 06/19/2012
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Agata Stanford is an actress, director, and playwright who grew up in New York City. While attending the School of Performing Arts, she’d often walk past the Algonquin Hotel, which sparked her early interest in the legendary Algonquin Round Table.

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A Moveable Feast of Murder: A Dorothy Parker Mystery 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A wonderful underated series. Each book better than the last. Historical settings, madcap scenes, twisting plots and great characters make for outstanding mystery stories.
Hagondange More than 1 year ago
The author did a good job of recreating the personality of Dorothy Parker. The dialogue seemed what one expects of Mrs Parker and Robert Benchley, but the plot seemed thin and unconvincing. I will read other Dorothy Parker mysteries because I love the main character.