The False Inspector Dew

The False Inspector Dew

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 04/09/2014
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Synopsis

A standalone novel from the critically acclaimed Peter Lovesey. The False Inspector Dew was the winner of the 1982 CWA Gold Dagger.

It is 1921, and Alma Webster, a reader of romances, is passionately in love with her dentist, Walter Baranov. There is only one foreseeable outcome: the murder of his wife.

Inspired by the real-life Dr Crippen case, they plot a way to achieve it perfectly aboard the ocean liner, Mauretania. With a fine sense of irony, Baranov takes the identity of Inspector Dew, Crippen's nemesis. But when a murder is reported aboard the ship and 'Inspector Dew' is invited to investigate, the complications begin.

Listed in The Times' 100 Best Crime Novels of the Twentieth Century.

  • Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
  • ISBN: 9780751553574
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Weight: 234g
  • Dimensions: 197 x 128 x 23 mm

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