When elderly ladies begin disappearing in an English village dominated by Lydia Crewe, a matriarch who delights in ruling over her unfortunate nieces, Miss Maud Silver investigates
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Patricia Wentworth was born in Uttarakhand, India but as a young girl moved to London to study at Blackheath High School for Girls. After writing several romances she turned her hand to crime fiction. She wrote dozens of bestselling mysteries before her death in 1961, and is recognised as one of the mistresses of classic crime fiction.Review:
Patricia Wentworth has created a great detective in Miss Silver, the little old lady who nobody notices, but who in turn notices everything * Paula Gosling * Miss Wentworth is a first-rate storyteller * Daily Telegraph * Miss Silver has her place in detective fiction as surely as Lord Peter Wimsey or Hercule Poirot * Manchester Evening News * You can't go wrong with Miss Maud Silver. * Observer * Miss Silver is marvellous * Daily Mail * I like Wentworth very much - she captures the mores of pre-war middle class England perfectly, and she writes rather better than Christie. They are romantic cosies, of course, but with an edge to them and an intelligence to the writing that has lasted. * Andrew Taylor * Praise for Patricia Wentworth:
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Book Description Perennial, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0060974443
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