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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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9780571337385
Date Published
05.11.2019
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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

‘An arresting crime fiction tale set in 1915 in a Sussex agricultural college, where a young gym teacher witnesses a student’s bloody death.’

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Nicola Upson’s debut novel, An Expert in Murder, was the first in a series of crime novels whose main character is Josephine Tey, who – along with Agatha Christie – was one of the masters of Britain’s Golden Age of crime writing. She was shortlisted for the CWA Historical Dagger in 2018 for Nine Lessons and longlisted in 2021 for…

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