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Pardonable Lies

Maisie Dobbs Mystery 3

«'In Maisie Dobbs, Jacqueline Winspear has given us a real gift. Maisie Dobbs has not been created -- she has been discovered. Such people are always there amongst us, waiting for somebody like Ms. Winspear to come along and reveal them. And what a revelation it is!'»

Alexander McCall Smith

Much-loved Maisie Dobbs returns to investigate her third case, a thrilling story of family tensions and mysterious deaths in World War I Les mer

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Much-loved Maisie Dobbs returns to investigate her third case, a thrilling story of family tensions and mysterious deaths in World War I

Detaljer

Forlag
John Murray Publishers Ltd
Innbinding
Paperback
Språk
Engelsk
Sider
352
ISBN
9780719567360
Utgivelsesår
2006
Format
20 x 13 cm

Om forfatteren

Jacqueline Winspear is the creator of the New York Times and National Bestselling series featuring psychologist and investigator, Maisie Dobbs. Her first novel - Maisie Dobbs - received numerous award nominations, including the Edgar Award for Best Novel and the Agatha Award for Best First Novel. It was a New York Times Notable Book and a Publisher's Weekly Top Ten Pick. Since that time, Jacqueline's work has received many award nominations, and she has received the Agatha Award twice, the Macavity Award, the Alex Award, the Sue Feder Award for Best Historical Novel and the Bruce Alexander Award for Best Historical novel. Her 'standalone' novel set in WW1, The Care and Management of Lies, was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize in 2015.

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«'In Maisie Dobbs, Jacqueline Winspear has given us a real gift. Maisie Dobbs has not been created -- she has been discovered. Such people are always there amongst us, waiting for somebody like Ms. Winspear to come along and reveal them. And what a revelation it is!'»

Alexander McCall Smith

«'These clever mysteries, their period settings and the unusual character of Maisie herself are bang on target for the classic crime buyer'»

Sue Baker, Publishing News

«A fine new sleuth for the twenty-first century»

Elizabeth George

«A heroine to cherish»

New York Times

«'Wonderfully nostalgic and traditional sleuthing in post-First World War London'»

Bookseller

«A wry and immensely readable beginning to what promises to be a vivid new addition to crime fiction»

Praise for MAISIE DOBBS, Daily Mail

«Feisty, working-class heroine Maisie is a deliberate throwback to the sleuthettes of old-fashioned crime writing. The well-plotted story, its characters and the picture of London between the wars are decidedly romantic. American readers loved it; many Brits will, too.»

Guardian

«A terrific mystery ... Intriguing and full of suspense, it makes for an absorbing read»

Observer

«'For readers yearning for the calm and insightful intelligence of a main character like P D James's, Maisie Dobbs is spot on'»

Boston Globe

«Even if detective stories aren't your thing, you'll love Maisie Dobbs»

New Woman

«'(Maisie Dobbs') most engaging adventure so far'»

Sydney Morning Herald

«'It is only a question of time before this series hits the television screens, for it is just made for it'»

The Irish Times

«'Altogether an excellent mystery story, which grips the reader all the way through. Contains many ideas which would interest book groups'»

New Books Magazine

«'Maisie Dobbs is a delightful character... The war's long shadow over Maisie and her clients and suspects lends emotional depth to an enjoyable mystery'»

Literary Review

«'Think Upstairs Downstairs meets Miss Marple - with a touch of chirpy cheerful Cockney from the Dick Van Dyke school'»

Yorkshire Post

«'The classic crime buyer'»

Publishing News

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