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LEAVING EVERYTHING MOST LOVED. by  Jacqueline Winspear - Signed First Edition - (2013) - from Bookfever.com, IOBA (SKU: 61571)

LEAVING EVERYTHING MOST LOVED.

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LEAVING EVERYTHING MOST LOVED.

by Winspear, Jacqueline

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ISBN 10
0062049607
ISBN 13
9780062049605
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New York:: Harper Collins,, (2013). Very near fine in a like dustjacket.. First printing. The 10th novel in the award-winning Maisie Dobbs series, set in England in the years between the two World Wars. SIGNED on the title page. 338 pp.

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On Mar 21 2015, CloggieDownunder said:
Leaving Everything Most Loved is the tenth book in the Maisie Dobbs series by British-born American author, Jacqueline Winspear. Maisie Dobbs, psychologist and private investigator, is engaged by (former) Sergeant-Major Pramal, of India, to investigate the murder, some two months earlier, of his sister, Usha, a governess living in London. Scotland Yard have made no progress with the case, so Maisie’s team have a challenge ahead of them with this cold case. When Maisie visits the ayah’s hostel where Usha had been living, she gets the impression that the couple running the supposedly charitable institution are not quite what they seem, and before Maisie can speak to her privately, Usha’s friend and fellow lodger, Maya Patel is murdered in the same manner: shot between the eyes and found in the nearby canal.

Maisie’s assistant, Billy Beal is back in the job, but apparently not completely recovered from the attack that hospitalised him: his distraction affects his investigative abilities. Maisie takes over the case of a missing boy and a chance remark by DI Caldwell has her wondering if their two cases are linked. But Maisie is distracted too, by her burgeoning desire to travel overseas in her mentor’s footsteps. It seems that Usha Pramal was well loved, for her personality and her healing powers. As Maisie investigates, all manner of possible suspects present themselves. Maisie wonders if jealousy or a case of mistaken identity are the answer, or was there some sort of racial motivation? Or is it all about love? Winspear once again gives the reader a plot with plenty of twists and turns. She touches on the plight of Indian ayahs abandoned far from home; shell shock and mixed marriage also feature. The final chapters ensure that future books in the series will be quite different. Another excellent read.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
LEAVING EVERYTHING MOST LOVED.
Author
Winspear, Jacqueline
Book condition
Used - Very near fine in a like dustjacket.
Jacket condition
like
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0062049607
ISBN 13
9780062049605
Publisher
Harper Collins,
Place of Publication
New York:
Date Published
(2013)
Keywords
historical fiction,
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Mysteries: historical;

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