Pages no: 382
Edition language: English
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, Mystery Thriller
, Cozy Mystery
Series: Maisie Dobbs (#3)
Another great offering in the Maisie Dobbs series. It is hard to explain why I have fallen so hard for this series, but it has become one of my favorites. I love the character of Maisie Dobbs and the supporting cast that surrounds her. This book showed a more human side to Maisie as she struggled...
London, 1930. Psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs is hired to prove that a wartime aviator really died when his plane went down years ago, an investigation that leads her back to France for the first time since she served there as a nurse. She has to confront those memories in order to bring ...
The dating of this book, 1930, is deceptive, for it is very much a post-WW1 novel, and a very good one. It catches the spirit of that time, when all had lost someone and many still suffered, those so wounded mentally or physically as to be unable to take any part in post-war life, those who did go o...
liked it, but the writing seemed a bit redundant/duplicative in places and the narrator kinda irked me...more to follow
Like most Maisie Dobbs books, this included a case related to the aftermath of WWI as well as a case that makes Maisie think about her personal experiences in the war. Her first case is an odd one, as she is asked to prove that a man’s son did not survive the war. This leads to a more personal inves...
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