Dear Little Corpses

Nicola Upson

What does one do when evacuation is/proves more deadly than war? The latest Josephine Tey novel from this queen of cosy crime…

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Ebook
ISBN
9780571353309
Date Published
17.05.2022
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Summary

‘More than just a brilliant mystery . . . wonderful.’ Ian Moore
‘Kept me guessing. Bravo!’ Martin Edwards

It takes a village to bury a child.

1 September, 1939. As the mass evacuation takes place across Britain, thousands of children leave London for the countryside, but when a little girl vanishes without trace, the reality of separation becomes more desperate and more deadly for those who love her.

In the chaos and uncertainty of war, Josephine struggles with the prospect of change. As a cloud of suspicion falls across the small Suffolk village she has come to love, the conflict becomes personal, and events take a dark and sinister turn.

‘A class above the usual crime fiction.’ Independent

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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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