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In 1879, race walking competitions, known as "wobbles," were all the rage. The death of a contender, followed by a second murder, introduces London's no-nonsense cop Sergeant Cribb who had a penchant for extreme sports.
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Peter Lovesey is the author of more than thirty highly praised mystery novels. He has been awarded the CWA Gold and Silver Daggers, the Cartier Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement, the Strand Magazine Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Macavity, Barry, and Anthony Awards, and many other honors. He lives in West Sussex, England.Review:
Praise for Wobble to Death
“A fine case of murder, projected against a compelling historical background.”
—The New York Times Book Review
“Don’t miss this.”
—Los Angeles Times
“Lovesey, an expert in Victorian sports arcana, guides the plot with a deft touch and plenty of period atmosphere. Readers who have not yet made his acquaintance will find him a delightful companion.”
—Historical Novels Review
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