Sorry for the Dead - Josephine Tey (Paperback)Nicola Upson (author)
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From the author of An Expert in Murder, Sorry for the Dead is the eighth, perfectly plotted instalment in the series featuring Golden Age crime writer Josephine Tey as its fictionalised protagonist. Brimming with wit, authentic period feel and impeccable narrative drive, Upson’s novel cements her place as a master of historical suspense.
Longlisted for the CWA Sapere Historical Dagger 2020
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?
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 290 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm
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“Another stunning historical mystery from an immensely gifted author.”
Thanks to NetGalley for an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.
Ever since I discovered 'An Expert in Murder', the 1st book in this series, I have been a huge fan of Nicola Upson's... More
“A glorious homage to crime fiction's Golden Age”
Harking back to the Golden Age of crime fiction, and with one of the era's stars at its centre, this is a real treat for fans of the genre. Though this is the eighth instalment in Upson's Josephine Tey... More
“A glorious tribute to the Golden Age”
Nicola Upson's Josephine Tey series just keeps getting better and better. This s the eighth volume now and finds the real-life crime writer sleuth fighting to clear her name over an historic murder accusation.... More
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