Both loyal fans of Winspear's
mysteries and the readers new to her work will
welcome this satisfying tale, set in a rural England
that is still haunted by ghosts of The Great War.
Maisie Dobbs is an independent and observant woman
who relies on her perception and intuition to
unravel long-time knots in the cases she pursues.
The 1930's rural Kent countryside and the cityscape
of interwar London serve as convincing historical
settings for the unusual story that unfolds.
Maisie's insights and interactions with an English Roma (Gypsy) settlement are woven throughout the story, and the sprinkling of Romani words and customs expands the reader's understanding of this ancientthough much persecuted and malignedculture. Memories of her Romani...
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17 members reviewed An Incomplete Revenge as part of First Impressions rating it an average 4.5 out of 5 stars. Here are a few of their comments:
"Maisie Dobbs is the most unusual Private Investigator I have ever met. Her analytical and unusual methods of solving a case make for the best kind of reading. She is kind, polite and very caring. She brings unusual people together with her warm personality. After reading her first book about Maisie, I was hooked. Her sensitive descriptions of her work as a nurse and the effects of war on returned soldiers and their families are so timely. This is the fourth in the series and just as absorbing. This entire series would be excellent for a book group." - Shirley.
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
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