Requiem for Oxford
By Joyce Collinson
Published by David Hetherington
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Published: Feb. 01, 2013
Words: 143,795 (approximate)
Language: British English
This captivating novel is set at a time of momentous transition in Oxford, as the old regime of learning in the late 1970's gives way to the new. A powerful entity from outside is hell-bent on destroying this ancient city using any means available. It is a tale of murder, mystery and espionage.
Professor Joy Hetherington, a delightful eccentric and one of the 'old brigade', finds herself enmeshed in a terrifying series of events as she innocently goes about her academic business with unbounded enthusiasm.
This captivating novel is set at a time of momentous transition in Oxford, as the old regime of learning in the late 1970's gives way to the new. A powerful entity from outside is hell-bent on destroying this ancient city using any means available. It is a tale of murder, mystery and espionage that comes alive with the rich and timeless tapestry of college life in the city itself as the background.
, university life
, oxfordshire dialect
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