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Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall

Suzette Mayr tells the story of Dr. Edith Vane, a scholar of English literature, whose dissertation is just about to be published.

Suzette Mayr

Dr. Edith Vane, scholar of English literature, is contentedly ensconced at the University of Inivea. Her dissertation on pioneer housewife memoirist Beulah Crump-Withersis about to be published, and her job's finally safe, if she only can fill out her AAO properly. She's a little anxious, but a new floral blouse and her therapist's repeated assurance that she is the architect of her own life should fix that. All should be well, really. Except for her broken washing machine, her fickle new girlfriend, her missing friend Coral, her backstabbing fellow professors, a cutthroat new dean — and the fact that the sentient and malevolent Crawley Hall has decided it wants them all out, and the hall and its hellish hares will stop at nothing to get rid of them. (From Coach House Books)

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Suzette Mayr on her novel, which satirizes the life of academia 13:15

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