The Comfort of Ghosts

The Comfort of Ghosts

Fiction & Poetry, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Hardback Published on: 04/06/2024
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Synopsis

1945. In London, it feels as if the peace is harder than the war. Years of devastating Luftwaffe bombing has obliterated stretches of the city and left others abandoned. Against this backdrop, psychologist-investigator Maisie Dobbs is drawn into the plight of a group of adolescent orphans, along with a gravely ill demobbed soldier who are squatting in a Belgravia mansion.

Maisie's attempt to help brings to light a decades-old mystery concerning her first husband, James Compton, who was killed while flying an experimental fighter aircraft. The deeply personal investigation leads her to a ghostly figure who is grappling with the weight of his own conscience and the outcome of the part he played during the war.

This final instalment in the internationally bestselling series will challenge so much of what Maisie understands about her life and forces her to question what she has always accepted to be true.

  • Publisher: Allison & Busby
  • ISBN: 9780749031077
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Dimensions: 234 x 153 mm

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The Comfort of Ghosts
Wonderful end to a brilliant series spanning 20+ years
And so we come to Maisie Dobb's final outing, and I find I have read fewer of this series than I imagined, what delights await me when I go back , almost t... READ MORE
Alison Robinson
The Comfort of Ghosts
Farewell Maisie
Like many readers, I first met Maisie Dobbs twenty years ago. That, in itself, seems remarkable to me. Winspear has kept the series fresh over many books. ... READ MORE
joyce nussbaum