Elegy For Eddie: A Maisie Dobbs Novel

Paperback | October 30, 2012

byJacqueline Winspear

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The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—an investigation into the killing of a local man from Maisie’s childhood neighborhood leads the sleuth from her own doorstep to London’s halls of power.

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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The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback—an investigation into the killing of a local man from Maisie’s childhood neighborhood leads the sleuth from her own doorstep to London’s halls of power.In this latest entry in Jacqueline Winspear’s acclaimed, bestselling mystery series—“less whodunits than why-dunits, more P.D. ...

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Early April 1933. To the costermongers of Covent Garden—sellers of fruits and vegetables on the London streets—Eddie Pettit was a gentle soul with a near-magical gift for working with horses. So who would want to kill him . . . and why?Maisie Dobbs's father, Frankie, had been a costermonger, and she remembers Eddie fondly. But it soon ...

Jacqueline Winspear is the author of theNew York TimesbestsellersLeaving Everything Most Loved,Elegy for Eddie,A Lesson in Secrets,The Mapping of Love and Death,Among the Mad, andAn Incomplete Revenge, as well as four other national bestselling Maisie Dobbs novels. Her standalone novel,The Care and Management of Lies, was also aNew Yor...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.83 inPublished:October 30, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780062049582

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“A work of great humanity and a stellar entry in a superb series.”