A Dram Of Poison

by Armstrong, Charlotte

55-year-old poetry instructor Kenneth Gibson has remained a bachelor his whole life, but when he meets 32-year-old Rosemary, who seems helpless and alone, he decides to offer to help her by offering his hand. What he imagines to be a platonic relationship is interrupted when Rosemary blossoms under his care and Gibson begins falling in love with her. Then, just as Rosemary begins to reciprocate the feelings, the couple is involved in a car crash, making Gibson lame. His sister Ethel moves in to help the couple, but her meddling creates tension and drives them apart. Gibson resolves to kill himself with a dram of poison but then loses it, and the characters join together in search of the deadly vial. Edgar Award Winner for best novel in 1957. 

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First published by Coward-McCann in the US and Peter Davies in the UK in 1956. Edgar Award Winner for best novel 1957. Dust jacket illustration by Rus Anderson. -

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