Emily Dickinson Is Dead: A Homer Kelly Mystery

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'Miss Langton is a sensitive writer...and knows how to build up suspense.' New York Times Book Review Poet Emily Dickinson had been dead a hundred years when her fans converged for a memorial symposium. Passions are soon running alarmingly high at this select gathering, and with arson, a demo and then a very dead woman, the serenity is rudely shattered. AndHomer Kelly, academic and ex-policeman, finds himself embroiled ina very strange investigation.

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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.

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First in a new crime series featuring academic and ex-policeman Homer Kelly, this novel is written by award-winning author Jane Langton. When the Emily Dickinson centenary celebrations are disrupted by disappearances, arson and murder, Homer Kelly investigates.

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