The Upper Crust

Remains of the Day

By Kazuo Ishiguro

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A tragic, spiritual portrait of a perfect English butler and his reaction to his fading insular world in post-war England. (from summary)
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Silent in the Grave

By Deanna Raybourn

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1886. Private investigator Nicholas Brisbane persuades the recently widowed Lady Julia Grey that her husband's death may not have been due to hereditary heart problems, when he produces a threatening message addressed to the late Sir Edward Grey. (from eSequels)
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Snobbery With Violence

By Marion Chesney

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Captain Harry Cartwright, who finds that he can make an income for himself through "fixing things" for rich clients, runs afoul of spoiled suffragette Rose Summer during a murder investigation at Lord Hedley's manor. (from eSequels)
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Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

By Alan Bradley

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When Flavia stumbles over a dying stranger lying in the garden, she hears him whispers the word "Vale," and then die. Her father's peculiar behavior leads her to suspect that he might have killed the man. (from eSequels)
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These Old Shades

By Georgette Heyer

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The Duke of Avon takes a Paris guttersnipe for a page--but Leon turns out to be a girl, the disinherited daughter of a French count. (from eSequels)
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Vile Bodies

By Evelyn Waugh

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Set in England between the wars, the novel examines the frenetic but empty lives of the Bright Young Things. (from summary)
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Whose Body?

By Dorothy Sayers

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In his first appearance, Lord Peter Wimsey conducts an unofficial inquiry into a strange case involving a nude corpse found in a bathtub. (from eSequels)
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