The false Inspector Dew

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Macmillan
StatementPeter Lovesey.
The Physical Object
Pagination251p.
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Open LibraryOL20121218M

The False Inspector Dew reads as though it were written in the 40s: the characters are drawn as wry twists on old cliches, sailing along (literally) in their frothy, and quietly funny, quest for love and bungled adventure. The False Inspector is not what he seems (like many of the characters).4/5(76).

"The False Inspector Dew" follows two people who will do anything to be together. The first character is Alma Webster who has fallen madly in So this book was really good. What I liked best though was that I started to put it together that the Inspector Dew was actually very famous and started reading up on him last night/5.

The False Inspector Dew reads as though it were written in the 40s: the characters are drawn as wry twists on old cliches, sailing along (literally) in their frothy, and quietly funny, quest for love and bungled adventure.

The False Inspector is not what he seems (like many of the characters).4/5(75). With Lydia setting sail on the Mauretania, Walter books passage under a false name (Inspector Dew) in order for him and Alma to get rid of Lydia. Things get tricky though when a woman’s body is found in the water and Inspector Dew (Walter) is called on to help figure out who the murderer is.

The False Inspector Dew Took or so pages to come together. The background stories were somewhat confusing as the story jumped from character to character. Once it came together, the story was very entertaining with a great ending/5(35).

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FOREWORD. Sixty years have passed and no-one has explained the mystery of the false Inspector Dew. It was confidently thought that the only scrap of evidence had been destroyed, shredded on the orders of the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police.

But Scotland Yard was unaware of the existence of another file. The False Inspector Dew Written by Peter Lovesey Review by Tess Allegra Mystery fans who enjoy a good plot and s ambiance should dip into this seafaring tale of murder for which Lovesey won the CWA (Crime Writers of America) Golden Dagger Award.

The “False Inspector” has everything you ask from a good crime-novel: Claustrophobic scene (crossing the Atlantic on a ship), some characters that make you curious who they really are, some confusion, some funny occurences and several twists that turn the story around without any lack of logic/5(4).

The False Inspector Dew () is a stand-alone historical mystery by Peter Lovesey, known as well for his historical mystery series starring Sergeant Cribb and Bertie the Prince of Wales, a modern series with Peter Diamond, several other stand-alones, and short stories.

My first introduction to Lovesey's writing was his Victorian series with Sergeant Cribb. The False Inspector Dew reads as though it were written in the 40s: the characters are drawn as wry twists on old cliches, sailing along (literally) in their frothy, and quietly funny, quest for love and bungled adventure.

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About The False Inspector Dew “Absolutely riveting A masterpiece. I defy anyone to foresee the outcome.”—Ruth Rendell The year is A passionate affair between voracious romance reader Alma Webster and her dentist, Walter Baranov, has led to his wife’s murder.

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Taking flight aboard the Mauretania Walter takes the name of the famous detective Inspector Dew as an alias, and in a twist of irony, is. Description A standalone novel from the critically acclaimed Peter Lovesey.

The False Inspector Dew was the winner of the CWA Gold Dagger. It isand Alma Webster, a reader of romances, is passionately in love with her dentist, Walter Baranov/5(1K). The False Inspector Dew - Ebook written by Peter Lovesey.

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KEATING'S BEST CRIME & MYSTERY BOOKS. This book is 27th in the "The Top Crime Novels of All Time" by CWA (who award the daggers). The story is unusual and the characters are interesting, because they develop alongside the plot.

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The False Inspector Dew. It isand 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.

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Lovesey moves from Victoriana (the Sergeant Cribb series, Waxwork) to — with a sly, sprightly, pseudo-true-crime diversion that's easy to see through but impossible to put down. A prologue offers two teasers: who is the passenger aboard the N.Y.-bound Mauretania who, posing as legendary Inspector Dew (Dr.

Crippen's nemesis), is investigating a shipboard murder. Get this from a library. The false Inspector Dew. [Peter Lovesey] -- In the s, the dentist Walter Baranov and his lover murder his wife and flee on the luxury liner Mauretania, but when a murder occurs on board the ship, Baranor's alias of Scotland Yard Inspector.

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The story is unusual and the characters are interesting, because they develop alongside the plot. This is just a good read and the Kindle book is good False Inspector Dew/5(58). The False Inspector Dew (Book): Lovesey, Peter: In the s, the dentist Walter Baranov and his lover murder his wife and flee on the luxury liner Mauretania, but when a murder occurs on board the ship, Baranor's alias of Scotland Yard Inspector Dew makes him the logical investigator of the crime.

The False Inspector Dew won the Gold Dagger and has been translated into more than twenty-five languages, but the one I’m proudest of is The Reaper, a black comedy about a rector called Otis Joy, who murders the bishop in chapter one. Every writer has their own way of working.The False Inspector Dew (Nightingale Series): Peter Lovesey: Books - (5).The False Inspector Dew.

by Peter Lovesey. ebook. Read a sample Read a sample Description; Details "Absolutely riveting A masterpiece. I defy anyone to foresee the outcome." —Ruth Rendell The year is A passionate affair between voracious romance reader Alma Webster and her dentist, Walter Baranov, has led to his wife's murder.