Titel: Birds of a Feather
Autor/en: Jacqueline Winspear
Maisie Dobbs Mystery 2.
Hodder & Stoughton General Division
13. Februar 2006 - kartoniert - 320 Seiten
Paperback edition of Maisie Dobbs' second case. Set in 1920s England and looking back at the Great War - a mystery of wonderful historical detail and atmosphere.
Jacqueline Winspear is the creator of the New York Times and National Bestselling series featuring psychologist and investigator, Maisie Dobbs. Her first novel - Maisie Dobbs - received numerous award nominations, including the Edgar Award for Best Novel and the Agatha Award for Best First Novel. It was a New York Times Notable Book and a Publisher's Weekly Top Ten Pick. Since that time, Jacqueline's work has received many award nominations, and she has received the Agatha Award twice, the Macavity Award, the Alex Award, the Sue Feder Award for Best Historical Novel and the Bruce Alexander Award for Best Historical novel. Her 'standalone' novel set in WW1, The Care and Management of Lies, was a finalist for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize in 2015.
'In Maisie Dobbs, Jacqueline Winspear has given us a real gift. Maisie Dobbs has not been created - she has been discovered. Such people are always there amongst us, waiting for somebody like Ms. Winspear to come along and reveal them. And what a revelation it is!' -- Alexander McCall Smith 20060513 'A terrific mystery ... Both intriguing and full of suspense, it makes for an absorbing read.' -- Observer 20050306 'Maisie Dobbs continues to beguile in this chilling, suspenseful sequel... riveting' -- Publisher's Weekly 20050306 'A heroine to cherish ... Always open-minded, she bobs her hair, [and] drives a red MG.' -- New York Times 20050306 'A fine new sleuth for the twenty-first century' -- Elizabeth George 20050306 'A wry and immensely readable beginning to what promises to be a vivid new addition to crime fiction' -- Mail on Sunday on 'Maisie Dobbs' 20050306 'Full of evocative, atmospheric locations and vividly believable historical detail ...Jacqueline Winspear's second book fulfils all the potential shown in Maisie Dobbs and is a cracking mystery novel.' -- New Books 20050301 'Maisie Dobbs continues to beguile in this chilling, suspenseful sequel... riveting' -- Publisher's Weekly 20050301 'A fine new sleuth for the twenty-first century' -- Elizabeth George 20050301 'Winspear writes very well... [she is] set fair for a very bright future as a crime novelist' -- Praise for MAISIE DOBBS, Daily Mail 20050301 'She has crafted a terrific mystery ... Both intriguing and full of suspense, it makes for an absorbing read.- Peter Gutteridge. -- The Observer 20050306 'Think Sherlock Holmes crossed with Miss Marple's granddaughter, now add the atmospheric setting of 1930's London and a well-spun plot and you've the basis for the second in Jacqueline Winspear's delightful series of detective novels featuring the indomitable Maisie Dobbs ... Maisie is independent and deploys intelligence, charm and intuition to crack the case' -- Scottish Daily Record 20050205 'This thought-provoking mystery has a good plot, with plenty of action before it is resolved, and would provide much scope for discussion amongst reading groups.' - Susan Gibbs. -- New Books 20050401 'Equally as sharp and intriguing as its predecessor' -- Accent 20050501 'Maisie Dobbs is a welcome and unusual addition to the crowded world of literary detectives. ... A very readable whodunnit' -- Sainsbury's Magazine 20050501