Thirteen Guests, A British Library Crime Classic by J. Farjeon is a mesmerizing Country House murder with multiple suspects, murky motives & flowerly language. I gave it four stars.
"She placed the tray on a sideboard, covered the stained table with a scarcely less stained cloth, & moved the tray to the table. The seed cake presided with dejected majesty on a tall, glass-pedestaled dish. Its mission appeared to be to make thick slices of bread & butter appealing by comparison."
I received a complimentary e-copy from Poisoned Pen Press & NetGalley. That did not change my opinion for this review.
Link to purchase: https://www.amazon.com/Thirteen-Guests-British-Library-Classics/dp/1464204896