The Resource The dead mountaineer's inn : (One More Last Rite for the Detective Genre)., Arkady Strugatsky

The dead mountaineer's inn : (One More Last Rite for the Detective Genre)., Arkady Strugatsky

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The dead mountaineer's inn : (One More Last Rite for the Detective Genre).
Title
The dead mountaineer's inn
Title remainder
(One More Last Rite for the Detective Genre).
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Arkady Strugatsky
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eng
Summary
From the Russian masters of sci-fi comes The Dead Mountaineer's Inn, a hilarious spoof on the classic country-house murder mystery.When Inspector Peter Glebsky arrives at a remote ski chalet on vacation, the last thing he intends to do is get involved in any police work. He's there to ski, drink brandy, and loaf around in blissful solitude.But he hadn't counted on the other vacationers, an eccentric bunch, including a famous hypnotist, a physicist with a penchant for gymnastic feats, a sulky teenager of indeterminate gender, and the mysterious Mr. and Mrs. Moses. And as the chalet fills up, strange things start happening—things that seem to indicate the presence of another, unseen guest. Is there a ghost on the premises? A prankster? Something more sinister?When an avalanche blocks the mountain pass and traps everyone in the chalet, the corpse is finally discovered. Glebsky's vacation is over, and he's embarked on the most unusual investigation he's ever been involved with. In fact, the further he looks into it, the more Glebsky realizes that the victim may not even be human.In this late novel from the legendary Russian sci-fi duo—here in its first-ever English translation—the Strugatskys gleefully upend the plot of many an Hercule Poirot mystery—and the result is much funnier and much stranger than anything Agatha Christie ever wrote
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Strugatsky, Arkady
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Narrator: Keith Szarabajka
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Szarabajka, Keith
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  • Fiction
  • Humor (Fiction)
  • Mystery
  • Science Fiction
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The dead mountaineer's inn : (One More Last Rite for the Detective Genre)., Arkady Strugatsky
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Unabridged
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digital storage
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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stereophonic
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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ODN0002310393
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unknown
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (7 audio files)
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electronic
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not applicable
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9781504660211
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(sound recording)
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  • audio
  • computer
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  • rdamedia
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sound
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digital recording
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unknown
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2B318D25-4AB0-4C80-83EF-0D0931FDCCDE
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Label
The dead mountaineer's inn : (One More Last Rite for the Detective Genre)., Arkady Strugatsky
Link
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002310393
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (7 audio files)
Form of item
electronic
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781504660211
Isbn Type
(sound recording)
Media category
  • audio
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
Speed
unknown
Stock number
2B318D25-4AB0-4C80-83EF-0D0931FDCCDE
System details
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 207335 KB)
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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