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    Leaving Everything Most Loved (Maisie Dobbs) (Paperback) By (author) Jacqueline Winspear

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    DescriptionLondon, 1933. Some two months after an Indian woman, Usha Pramal, is found murdered in a South London canal, her brother turns to Maisie Dobbs to find the truth about her death. Not only has Scotland Yard made no arrests, but evidence indicates they failed to conduct a full and thorough investigation. Before her death, Usha was staying at an ayah's hostel, a refuge for Indian women whose British employers had turned them out. As Maisie learns, Usha was different from the hostel's other lodgers. But with this discovery comes new danger - soon another Indian woman who was close to Usha is found murdered before she can speak out. As Maisie is pulled deeper into an unfamiliar yet alluring subculture, her investigation becomes clouded by the unfinished business of a previous case. And at the same time her lover, James Compton, gives her an ultimatum she cannot ignore ...


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    Title
    Leaving Everything Most Loved
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jacqueline Winspear
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 381
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 261 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780749014599
    ISBN 10: 0749014598
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: CRI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.1
    Libri: ENGM1020
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21200
    Libri: ENGL3030, LOND3070
    BISAC V2.8: FIC022060
    BIC subject category V2: FFH
    DC23: 823.92
    Publisher
    ALLISON & BUSBY
    Imprint name
    ALLISON & BUSBY
    Publication date
    27 January 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jacqueline Winspear is the author of the New York Times bestselling Maisie Dobbs novels, set in the aftermath of WWI , and beloved by readers worldwide. Born and raised in Kent, Winspear now lives in the US and has written extensively for journals, newspapers and magazines, and worked in marketing and communications on both sides of the Atlantic. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Agatha, Alex, and Macavity awards for the first book in the series, Maisie Dobbs, which was also nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel. www.jacquelinewinspear.com
    Review quote
    'Maisie Dobbs has not been created - she has been discovered. And what a revelation she is!' Alexander McCall Smith 'I'm a huge Maisie Dobbs fan' Lee Child 'An absorbing read' The Observer