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Sorry for the Dead

Nicola Upson

A compelling murder mystery in which events shift between a world on the brink of a devastating world war and the deadly aftermath of that war.

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£8.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571337378
Date Published
02.07.2020
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Summary

** Longlisted for the CWA Sapere Books Historial Dagger 2020 **

‘Haunting . . . Superlative.’ Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month

‘A terrific novel.’ A. N. Wilson

Summer, 1915: a young woman falls to her death at Charleston Farmhouse on the Sussex Downs. But was it an accident?

Twenty years later, Josephine Tey is faced with the accusation that it was murder, and that she was complicit in the crime. Can she clear her name and uncover the truth, exposing the darkest secrets of that apparently idyllic summer?

Critic Reviews

Haunting . . . Superlative.

Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month
Critic Reviews

A terrific novel.

A. N. Wilson
Critic Reviews

Wonderful . . . Upson creates a sense of time and place beautifully.

Scotland on Sunday
Critic Reviews

A superior mystery . . . The end comes with an avalanche of shocking revelations.

The Times 'Books of the Year'
NicolaUpson

Nicola Upson was born in Suffolk and read English at Downing College, Cambridge. She has worked in theatre and as a freelance journalist, and is the author of two non-fiction works and the recipient of an Escalator Award from the Arts Council England. Her debut novel, An Expert in Murder, was the first in a series of crime novels whose…

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