Elegy for Eddie: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

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Harper Collins, Mar 27, 2012 - Fiction - 368 pages
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In this latest entry in Jacqueline Winspear’s acclaimed, bestselling mystery series—“less whodunits than why-dunits, more P.D. James than Agatha Christie” (USA Today)—Maisie Dobbs takes on her most personal case yet, a twisting investigation into the brutal killing of a street peddler that will take her from the working-class neighborhoods of her childhood into London’s highest circles of power. Perfect for fans of A Lesson in Secrets, The Mapping of Love and Death, or other Maisie Dobbs mysteries—and an ideal place for new readers to enter the series—Elegy for Eddie is an incomparable work of intrigue and ingenuity, full of intimate descriptions and beautifully painted scenes from between the World Wars, from one of the most highly acclaimed masters of mystery, Jacqueline Winspear.
 

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User Review  - fromthecomfychair - LibraryThing

Although the story doesn't resolve itself in the usual way, it does give closure to the characters who are affected by Eddie Pettit's death. Although I like to read descriptions of settings and ... Read full review

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User Review  - jamespurcell - LibraryThing

This excellent series continues in this episode; that focuses on the present and its ominous future rather than WW1. Leaving Lambeth is still easier than staying disengaged from its residents and ... Read full review

Contents

Prologue Chapter
Chapter
Chapter Three
Chapter Four
Chapter Five
Chapter
Chapter Seven
Chapter Eight
Chapter Nine
Chapter
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Acknowledgments
Prologue

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Jacqueline Winspear is the author of the New York Times bestselling Maisie Dobbs series, which includes In This Grave Hour, Journey to Munich, A Dangerous Place, Leaving Everything Most Loved, Elegy for Eddie, and eight other novels. Her standalone novel, The Care and Management of Lies, was also a New York Times bestseller and a Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalist. Originally from the United Kingdom, she now lives in California.

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