Peter Dickinson Hindsight

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Hindsight

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A seemingly innocuous inquiry leads a successful novelist to recall longsuppressed childhood memories of "Mad Molly" Benison and the tragedy, trauma, and violent death that happened forty years earlier

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Peter Dickinson was born in Africa but raised and educated in England. From 1952 to 1969 he was on the editorial staff of Punch, and since then earned his living writing fiction of various kinds for children and adults. His books have been published in several languages throughout the world.
 
The author of twenty-one crime and mystery novels for adults, Dickinson was the first to win the Gold Dagger Award of the Crime Writers’ Association for two books running: The Glass-Sided Ants Nest (1968) and The Old English Peepshow (1969). Dickinson was shortlisted nine times for the prestigious Carnegie Medal for children’s literature and was the first author to win it twice.
 
Dickinson served as chairman of the Society of Authors and was a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 2009 for services to literature. Peter Dickinson died on December 16, 2015, at the age of eighty-eight.
 
 

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“A highly intelligent, appealing, and quite beguiling novel.” —The Washington Post Book World
 
“Much more than a murder story . . . [Hindsight is] an awfully good novel.” —Ruth Rendell
 
“[Hindsight] flies just about as high as the detective story can go.” —H. R. F. Keating
 
“Peter Dickinson is no ordinary writer. . . . Readers of Hindsight [will be] dazzled.” —Los Angeles Times
 
“A terrific blend of intelligence and suspense.” —Publishers Weekly
 

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