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Maisie Dobbs Audiobook

Maisie Dobbs

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Publisher's Summary

Young, feisty Maisie Dobbs has recently set herself up as a private detective. Such a move may not seem especially startling. But this is 1929, and Maisie is exceptional in many ways. Having started as a maid to the London aristocracy, studied her way to Cambridge, and served as a nurse in the Great War, Maisie has wisdom, experience, and understanding beyond her years. Little does she realise the extent to which this strength of character is soon to be tested. For her first case forces her to uncover secrets long buried, and to confront ghosts from her own past.

© Jacqueline Winspear; (P) John Murray

What the Critics Say

"A strong protagonist and a lively sense of time and place carry readers along, and the details lead to further thought and understanding about the futility and horror of war, as well as a desire to hear more of Maisie." (School Library Journal)

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  • Mrs Amanda Weller
    8/03/15
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    "easy listen read the book for the better experienc"

    very well read excellent narration .
    disappointed how much of the text was missing in the audio . This is a very good story but has been cut to the bare bones for audio sadly this means that the listener misses out on the deeper development of Maisie's character during her years in France still enjoyable but the text gives a whole lot more




    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Jennifer
    26/05/15
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    "brilliant!"

    loved it.. really enjoyed story & think Emilia fox is a brilliant narrator. will definitely be buying more

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mr
    7/04/15
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    "excellent"

    Met expectations. Good plot, good concept. Have no idea what else to write. I am sight impaired so find typing difficult.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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