Dead Pianists and Trampled Roses: A Tale of Dr Sacheverell E. Ravenswood

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This is the first chapter of the first novella of my detective, Dr Sacheverell Elisha Ravenswood. He is a historian, history professor, and due to the generally botched investigation of his parent's murder, a detective. He is clever, intelligent, analytical, satrical, and everything someone could ever want in a Victorian detective.

In this tale, Dr Ravenswood is dismayed to discover that the body found in a London flat's attic is that of the famous pianist Barthélémy Félix, who had been in London to perform with the visiting Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. He must question people from the orchestra, and otherwise, and is led on an adventure through London, and the musical and artiststic society to discover the murderer.

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Dead Pianists and Trampled Roses: A Tale of Dr Sacheverell E. Ravenswood

Submitted: January 24, 2010

This is the first chapter of the first novella of my detective, Dr Sacheverell Elisha Ravenswood. He is a historian, history professor, and due to the generally bothced investigation of his parent's murder, a detective. He is clever, intelligent, analytical, satrical, and everything someone could ever want in a Victorian detective.

In this tale, Dr Ravenswood is dismayed to discover that the body found in a London flat's attic is that of the famous pianist Barthélémy Félix, is in London to perform with the visiting Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. He must question people from the orchestra, and otherwise, and is led on an adventure through London, and the musical and artiststic society to discover the murderer. Read Chapter

Chapter II

Submitted: March 25, 2010

The long, pale corpse of Barthélémy Félix was lying on the examining table in the morgue of Dr Archibald Bachmann. His clothes had bee... Read Chapter

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