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A Lesson in Secrets : P.S. (Paperback) - Jacqueline Winspear

A Lesson in Secrets

P.S. (Paperback)

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Published: 6th March 2012
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In the summer of 1932, the career of psychologist and investigator Maisie Dobbs takes an exciting new turn when she accepts an undercover assignment from the British Secret Service. Sent to pose as a junior lecturer at a private college in Cambridge, she will monitor any activities "not in the interests of His Majesty's government."

When the college's controversial pacifist founder, Greville Liddicote, is murdered, however, Maisie is directed to stand back as her colleagues in Scotland Yard spearhead the investigation. But she soon discovers that the circumstances of Liddicote's death appear inextricably linked to the suspicious comings and goings of faculty members and students under her surveillance. To unravel this web, the investigator must overcome a reluctant Secret Service, discover shameful hidden truths about Britain's conduct during the Great War, and face off against the rising power of the "Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei"--the Nazi Party--as the storm clouds of World War II gather on the horizon.

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4.0

Another Maisie Dobbs goodie

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Pros

  • Engaging Characters
  • Page Turner
  • Suspenseful
  • Well Written

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Older Readers

    Comments about A Lesson in Secrets:

    Another good read about the life of Maisie Dobbs, it is all credible whitout cloying sentiment

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    "With an affecting storyline and graceful prose, Winspear has again created a powerful and complex novel, one that will linger in memory as a testament to her talent and her humanity."--Richmond Times-Dispatch

    ISBN: 9780061727719
    ISBN-10: 0061727717
    Series: P.S.
    Audience: General
    Format: Paperback
    Language: English
    Number Of Pages: 323
    Published: 6th March 2012
    Publisher: HARPER PERENNIAL
    Dimensions (cm): 20.4 x 13.8  x 2.2
    Weight (kg): 0.25