Tag: England

A Death in Norfolk

September 1817: Captain Lacey travels with Lady Breckenridge to his boyhood home in northern Norfolk only to discover mysterious happenings in and around the Lacey estate. The underworld criminal, James Denis, uses Lacey’s visit to Norfolk as an opportunity to have Lacey deliver a message to a local squire. A simple task–but one that lands Lacey squarely in international theft and murd... »

A Caribbean Mystery

Review “Throws off the false clues and misleading events as only a master of the art can do.” (New York Times ) “Liveliness….Infectious zest….As good as anything Miss Christie has done.” (The Observer ) “Jane Marple has an uncanny combination of elderly gentility and bedrock cynicism about human foibles learned by observing the mundane in everyday village life.&... »

A Caribbean Mystery

Review “Throws off the false clues and misleading events as only a master of the art can do.” (New York Times ) “Liveliness….Infectious zest….As good as anything Miss Christie has done.” (The Observer ) “Jane Marple has an uncanny combination of elderly gentility and bedrock cynicism about human foibles learned by observing the mundane in everyday village life.&... »

A Caribbean Mystery

Review “Throws off the false clues and misleading events as only a master of the art can do.” (New York Times ) “Liveliness….Infectious zest….As good as anything Miss Christie has done.” (The Observer ) “Jane Marple has an uncanny combination of elderly gentility and bedrock cynicism about human foibles learned by observing the mundane in everyday village life.&... »

After the Funeral

Review “Agatha Christie’s puzzles have delighted fans for decades.” (Diane Mott Davidson, New York Times bestselling author ) “Complete with a genealogical tree, a dubious will, and a family full of potential murderers.” (New York Times ) Product Description When Richard Abernethie, the master of Enderby Hall, dies his heirs assemble at the vast Victorian mansion to h... »

The Military Philosophers

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A Question of Upbringing

Product Description Anthony Powell’s universally acclaimed epic A Dance to the Music of Time offers a matchless panorama of twentieth-century London. Now, for the first time in decades, readers in the United States can read the books of Dance as they were originally published–as twelve individual novels–but with a twenty-first-century twist: they’re available only as e-book... »

Hearing secret harmonies

EDITORIAL REVIEW: Anthony Powell’s universally acclaimed epic encompasses a four-volume panorama of twentieth century London. Hailed by Time as “brilliant literary comedy as well as a brilliant sketch of the times,” A Dance to the Music of Time opens just after World War I. Amid the fever of the 1920s and the first chill of the 1930s, Nick Jenkins and his friends confront sex, so... »

Temporary Kings

From Library Journal Powell’s epic of 20th-century England is actually composed of 12 novels divided into four “movements,” although they can be read individually as separate works. The novels were originally published from the 1950s through the 1970s.Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. Product Description Anthony Powell’s universally acclaimed epic encompasses a... »

Books Do Furnish a Room

From Library Journal Powell’s epic of 20th-century England is actually composed of 12 novels divided into four “movements,” although they can be read individually as separate works. The novels were originally published from the 1950s through the 1970s.Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. Product Description Anthony Powell’s universally acclaimed epic encompasses a... »

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