Sorry for the dead - Nicola Upson

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Title
Sorry for the dead
Author
Nicola Upson
format
Paperback / softback
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Language
English
UK Publication Date
20200702

** Longlisted for the CWA Sapere Books Historial Dagger 2020 **

'Haunting . . . Superlative.' Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month

'A terrific novel.' A. N. Wilson

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?

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Nicola Upson was born in Suffolk and read English at Downing College, Cambridge. She has worked in theatre and as a freelance journalist, and is the author of two non-fiction works and the recipient of an Escalator Award from the Arts Council England.

Her debut novel, An Expert in Murder, was the first in a series of crime novels whose main character is Josephine Tey - one of the leading authors of Britain's Golden Age of crime writing.

She lives with her partner in Cambridge and spends much of her time in Cornwall, which was the setting for her second novel, Angel with Two Faces. Two for Sorrow is the third book in the Josephine Tey series, followed by Fear in the Sunlight.

Haunting . . . Superlative.
Sunday Times Crime Book of the Month

A terrific novel.
A. N. Wilson

Wonderful . . . Upson creates a sense of time and place beautifully.
Scotland on Sunday

A superior mystery . . . The end comes with an avalanche of shocking revelations.
The Times 'Books of the Year'

Type
BOOK
Edition
1st paperback ed
Keyword Index
Great Britain - History - George V, 1910-1936 - Fiction.|Detective and mystery stories.
Country of Publication
England
Number of Pages
350

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