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The Face of a Stranger - Anne Perry
The Face of a Stranger
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3.53 195
Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780804108584 (0804108587)
Publisher: Fawcett
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: William Monk (#1)
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3.0 Review of The Face of a Stranger by Anne Perry
I liked it, but I didn't love it. This is the first in a series that I will certainly continue, and I imagine that the later books in the series will be better. The series follows a police detective in mid-19th century London. This particular novel used the old story that the detective has completel...
It's a Hardback Life
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4.0 Review: The Face of a Stranger
Set in London in the 1850s (no dates are given, but the Crimean War is prominent), The Face of a Stranger is the first in a 20-volume series of novels featuring detective William Monk. In an inventive twist, Monk is not introduced like Holmes or Peter Wimsey, with a full set of eccentricities and in...
Bettie's Books
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3.5 The Face of a Stranger (William Monk, #1) by Anne Perry
bookshelves: tbr-busting-2014, summer-2014, series, mystery-thriller, published-1990, fraudio, victoriana, london, britain-england, historical-fiction Read from May 16 to June 10, 2014 Narrated by Davina Porter Description: His name, they tell him, is William Monk, and he is a London police dete...
beishir rated it
5.0 The Face of a Stranger (William Monk Novels)
This was a great introduction to a new author for me, an author with an interesting past, to say the least.Set in Victorian London, William Monk wakes up in a hospital after an accident not knowing who he is or remembering anything about his past.He quickly learns that he is a detective, a highly mo...
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it
A good first novel to kick off the series. The hero/detective William Monk awakes in a hospital in 1850's London without a memory of who he is, or what brought him there. In uncovering the truth behind the murder of an aristocrat, Monk meets Hester Latterly, a nurse who has returned from the Crimean...
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