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By J.I.M. Stewart

ISBN-10: 039308650X

ISBN-13: 9780393086508

ISBN-10: 0755130367

ISBN-13: 9780755130368

Bannerman is a schoolmaster on his option to Florence to do a little analysis. at the aircraft, he meets a up to date scholar, Avery Brenton, who's vacationing to determine his divorced father. notwithstanding, Avery is younger and naïve and is being unwittingly utilized by his domineering mom. Bannerman unearths himself being drawn into concerns. Avery’s father is operating on a life-time research of Italian paintings and isn't that happy to determine him. input Mrs Mountpatrick, a pal of Avery’s mom, in addition to one other formative years who's supporting his father. Very quickly, a delightfully entangled and intricate scenario develops, purely to be exacerbated through the coming of Avery’s mom, a dominatrix who makes use of sex-appeal and a normal higher classification demeanour to exert her will. the story is advised by way of Bannerman as narrator and is filled with suspense to please the reader correct as much as the unforeseen end.

The writer: John Innes waterproof coat Stewart (who additionally wrote as ‘Michael Innes’) used to be born in Edinburgh the place his father used to be Director of schooling. He attended Edinburgh Academy ahead of going as much as Oriel university, Oxford the place he used to be provided a firstclass measure in English and gained the Matthew Arnold Memorial Prize and was once named a Bishop Frazer student. After a quick interlude traveling with AJP Taylor in Austria, together with learning Freudian psychoanalysis for a yr, he launched into an variation of Florio’s translation of Montaigne’s Essays. This as a result helped him safe a publish instructing English at Leeds University.

In 1932, Stewart married Margaret Hardwick, who practised medication, and so they in this case had 3 sons and daughters. via 1935, he have been offered the Jury Chair on the college of Adelaide in Australia as Professor of English and had additionally accomplished his first detective novel, ‘Death on the President’s Lodging’, released less than the pseudonym ‘Michael Innes’. This used to be an instantaneous good fortune and a part of a protracted operating sequence targeted on ‘Inspector Appleby’, his fundamental personality while writing as ‘Innes’. there have been nearly fifty titles accomplished below the ‘Innes’ banner in the course of his profession.

In 1946, he back to the united kingdom and spent years at Queen's college in Belfast, ahead of being appointed scholar (Fellow and coach) at Christ Church, Oxford. He used to be later to carry the submit of Reader in English Literature of Oxford college and upon his retirement used to be made an Emeritus Professor. while by no means desirous to depart his cherished Oxford completely, he did be capable of healthy into his busy agenda a traveling Professorship on the college of Washington and used to be additionally honoured by way of different Universities within the united kingdom.

Stewart wrote many works less than his personal identify, together with twenty-one works of fiction (which contained the hugely acclaimed quintet entitled ‘A Staircase in Surrey’, focused basically in Oxford, yet with substantial forays somewhere else, particularly Italy), a number of brief tale collections, and over 9 realized works at the likes of Shakespeare, Kipling and Hardy. He used to be additionally a contributor to many educational courses, together with an immense part on glossy writers for the Oxford heritage of English Literature. He died in 1994, the final released paintings being an autobiography: ‘Myself and Michael Innes’.

J.I.M. Stewart’s fiction is vastly fashionable for its wit, plots and literary caliber, while the non-fiction is stated as being definitive.

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