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Maisie Dobbs: a novel
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Published:
New York : Soho, [2014].
Physical Desc:
304 pages ; 19 cm
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6.3 - AR Pts: 14
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Description

Maisie Dobbs entered domestic service in 1910 at thirteen, working for Lady Rowan Compton. When her remarkable intelligence is discovered by her employer, Maisie becomes the pupil of Maurice Blanche, a learned friend of the Comptons. In 1929, following an apprenticeship with Blanche, Maisie hangs out her shingle: "M. Dobbs, trade and personal investigations." She soon becomes enmeshed in a mystery surrounding The Retreat, a reclusive community of wounded WWI veterans. At first, Maisie only suspects foul play, but she must act quickly when Lady Rowan's son decides to sign away his fortune and take refuge there. Maisie hurriedly investigates, uncovering a disturbing mystery, which, in an astonishing denouement, gives Maisie the courage to confront a ghost that has haunted her for years.

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Format:
Book
Edition:
Tenth anniversary edition.
Street Date:
201406.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781616954079, 1616954078
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.3, 14 Points

Notes

General Note
Originally published: New York: Soho, 2003.
Description
Maisie Dobbs entered domestic service in 1910 at thirteen, working for Lady Rowan Compton. When her remarkable intelligence is discovered by her employer, Maisie becomes the pupil of Maurice Blanche, a learned friend of the Comptons. In 1929, following an apprenticeship with Blanche, Maisie hangs out her shingle: "M. Dobbs, trade and personal investigations." She soon becomes enmeshed in a mystery surrounding The Retreat, a reclusive community of wounded WWI veterans. At first, Maisie only suspects foul play, but she must act quickly when Lady Rowan's son decides to sign away his fortune and take refuge there. Maisie hurriedly investigates, uncovering a disturbing mystery, which, in an astonishing denouement, gives Maisie the courage to confront a ghost that has haunted her for years.
Awards
Alex Awards, 2004.
Awards
Agatha Award, 2004.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Winspear, J. (2014). Maisie Dobbs: a novel. Tenth anniversary edition. New York: Soho.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955-. 2014. Maisie Dobbs: A Novel. New York: Soho.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Winspear, Jacqueline, 1955-, Maisie Dobbs: A Novel. New York: Soho, 2014.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Winspear, Jacqueline. Maisie Dobbs: A Novel. Tenth anniversary edition. New York: Soho, 2014. Print.

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