|Emily Dickinson is Dead (1984) [Novel]|
by Jane Langton
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Series: Homer Kelly Mystery Series
(From the publisher):
Emily Dickinson noted "death's tremendous nearness" in one of her poems. Of course, she'd been dead 100 years when her admirers came to Amherst to celebrate her at a memorial symposium.
Among them was Homer Kelly, distinguished Thoreau scholar and ex-detective, who had himself dealt with murder -- a form of death -- in the past. To his amazement he finds himself once again embroiled in sudden death when murder stalks the symposium.
Original title: Emily Dickinson is Dead
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives