Now You See Them

Stephens & Mephisto Mystery 5
 
 
Quercus Publishing
  • erschienen am 3. Oktober 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 353 Seiten
978-1-78648-735-3 (ISBN)
 
Elly Griffiths was born in London. She worked in publishing before becoming a full-time writer. Her bestselling series of Dr Ruth Galloway novels, featuring a forensic archaeologist, are set in Norfolk. The series has won the CWA Dagger in the Library, and has been shortlisted three times for the Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year. Her Stephens and Mephisto series is based in 1950s Brighton. She lives near Brighton with her husband, an archaeologist, and their two children.
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
  • Broschur/Paperback
  • Höhe: 231 mm
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  • Breite: 151 mm
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  • Dicke: 30 mm
  • 450 gr
978-1-78648-735-3 (9781786487353)
A piquant mixture of humour, period detail . . . and truly beguiling characterisation,Griffiths pulls a truly startling rabbit out of the hat, demonstrating that this is more than the cosy mystery it initially appears,The lively beginning ... broadens out into an excellent whodunnit, matched by the terrific down-at-heel atmosphere of postwar Brighton,Mixes cosiness and sharpness in a way that recalls the best of Agatha Christie,Enormously engaging ... Post-war Brighton and its Theatre Royal are beautifully captured in all their seedy glory ... subtle, charming and very good
A piquant mixture of humour, period detail . . . and truly beguiling characterisation - Financial Times

Griffiths pulls a truly startling rabbit out of the hat, demonstrating that this is more than the cosy mystery it initially appears - Sunday Times on The Blood Card

The lively beginning ... broadens out into an excellent whodunnit, matched by the terrific down-at-heel atmosphere of postwar Brighton - The Times on Smoke and Mirrors

Mixes cosiness and sharpness in a way that recalls the best of Agatha Christie - Sunday Express on Smoke and Mirrors

Enormously engaging ... Post-war Brighton and its Theatre Royal are beautifully captured in all their seedy glory ... subtle, charming and very good - Daily Mail on The Zig Zag Girl

Wry, emotionally intelligent and quietly satisfying - Sunday Times

Full of fun and expertly plotted, this is in many ways a cosy read but there is real depth to the way the characters cope not only with changing times but changes in themselves as they mature - Sunday Express

Elly Griffiths, who is better known for her series about the forensic archaeologist Dr Ruth Galloway, relishes depicting a benighted age in which WPCs aren't allowed to drive or even carry radios... The tension - and frustration - builds to an exciting climax - The Times

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