From the Publisher:
The first appearance of Hugh Pentecost's most important and original detective, Pierre Chambrun, manager of New York's premier hotel. A fine puzzle and the inner workings of a major hotel combine with witty and somewhat satiric portraits of his characters to produce a lively, amusing novel.
Hugh Pentecost: The Cannibal Who Overate. Carroll & Graf, ISBN: 0881846147 (July, 1990), 191 p., $3.95