The Finishing School

The Finishing School

A Novel

eBook - 2017
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A successful writer returns to her elite Swiss boarding school to get to the bottom of a tragic accident that took place while she was a student twenty years earlier. One spring night in 1998 the beautiful Cressida Strauss plunges from a fourth-floor balcony at the Lycee Internationale Suisse with catastrophic consequences. Loath to draw negative publicity to the school, a bastion of European wealth and glamour, officials quickly dismiss the incident as an accident, but questions remain: Was it a suicide attempt? Or was Cressida pushed? It was no secret that she had a selfish streak and had earned as many enemies as allies in her tenure at the school. For her best friend, scholarship student Kersti Kuusk, the lingering questions surrounding Cressida's fall continue to nag long after she leaves the Lycee.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Harper,, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780062465597
0062465597
0062465589
9780062465580
Branch Call Number: e-book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (333 pages)
Alternative Title: Library2Go

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ehbooklover Jun 12, 2017

3.5 stars. I have always had a soft spot for mysteries set in boarding schools so as soon as this one crossed my desk I decided to add it to my TBR pile. I'm glad that I did as it kept me guessing until the very end with its numerous twists and turns. A fun "guilty pleasure"-type read.

multcolib_susannel Apr 24, 2017

It all boils down to this- did Cassida jump or was she pushed? Which of her private school friends knows the truth? Or are they all lying?

debwalker Apr 09, 2017

Long ago death at boarding school mystery resurfaces. Good reviews.

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