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The Death of a Constant Lover


The Edith Wharton Murders by Lev Raphael




Praise for the Nick Hoffman Series

"The Borgias would not be bored at the State University of Michigan, that snake pit of academic politics."
-New York Times Book Review

"Deliciously wicked."
-Washington Post Book World

"Lev Raphael skewers academic pretensions with wicked glee [and] Dickensian flair."
-Chicago Sun-Times

Lev Raphael offers "a delightful take on death in academe."
-San Francisco Chronicle

"The groves of academe have never been bitchier."
-Denver Post

A "witty and devastating backstage view of college life."
-San Diego Union-Tribune

"Some of the most pointed and funny put-downs of academics in my memory."
-Detroit Free Press

"The author's specialty is wild, funny blends of scholarly intrigue and delicious satire."
-Buffalo News

Raphael "elegantly skewers ivory-tower pretensions, petty politics, incompetencies and hypocrisies."

"Darkly amusing....sneaky, subversive fun."
-Publisher's Weekly

Lev Raphael combines "stylish literary mystery with an intimate look at the jungle of academia....witty, impeccably written."
-The Mystery Review

"Marvelous humor and satisfying mystery....wickedly fun."
-Drood Review of Mystery

"Bright, breezy, and laugh-aloud funny."
-Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine

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