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  • An Incomplete Revenge

  • A Maisie Dobbs Novel
  • Auteur(s): Jacqueline Winspear
  • Narrateur(s): Orlagh Cassidy
  • Durée: 9 h et 18 min
  • 4,8 out of 5 stars (55 évaluations)

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An Incomplete Revenge

Auteur(s): Jacqueline Winspear
Narrateur(s): Orlagh Cassidy
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In her fifth outing, Maisie Dobbs, the extraordinary Psychologist and Investigator, delves into a strange series of crimes in a small rural community

With the country in the grip of economic malaise, and worried about her business, Maisie Dobbs is relieved to accept an apparently straightforward assignment from an old friend to investigate certain matters concerning a potential land purchase. Her inquiries take her to a picturesque village in Kent during the hop-picking season, but beneath its pastoral surface she finds evidence that something is amiss. Mysterious fires erupt in the village with alarming regularity, and a series of petty crimes suggests a darker criminal element at work.

As Maisie discovers, the villagers are bitterly prejudiced against outsiders who flock to Kent at harvest time—even more troubling, they seem possessed by the legacy of a wartime Zeppelin raid. Maisie grows increasingly suspicious of a peculiar secrecy that shrouds the village, and ultimately she must draw on all her finely honed skills of detection to solve one of her most intriguing cases.

Rich with Jacqueline Winspear's trademark period detail, this installment of the bestselling series, An Incomplete Revenge, is gripping, atmospheric, and utterly enthralling.

©2008 Jacqueline Winspear (P)2008 Macmillan Audio

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“Jacqueline Winspear adds a fascinating episode to the Maisie Dobbs series, which justly gains fans with each new story. Orlagh Cassidy began the audio series with PARDONABLE LIES and continues her appealing portraits of the characters. She smoothly, and quite elegantly, delivers a variety of accents of the Kent countryside gentry and townsfolk...Cassidy nicely conveys Maisie's honest wisdom, sensible approach to her "inquiries," and spirited manners. The details of village life, a community of Gypsies, and the shifts in attitudes of the late 1920s make a vivid audio mystery.” —AudioFile, Earphones Award Winner

“Jacqueline Winspear's An Incomplete Revenge is an excellent option for a long car trip involving older kids, parents and grandparents. Read with zest by Orlagh Cassidy...” —USA Today

“This series is outstanding in atmosphere, characters, dialogue, sense of place and time; and Cassidy's narration is nothing short of equally outstanding, as she demonstrates her facile skills with the many accents, tones, and emotions Winspear demands of her. One of the best mystery series around.” —KLIATT

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An incomplete revenge

Excellent story always enjoy the stories and the reader as the feelings of the characters come alive

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Another Great Read

It was nice getting to know a little more about who Maisie is. And I’m relieved to know that she and Maurice have rekindled their friendship.

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Wonderful!

Again, I have thoroughly enjoyed another story of Windspears imagination. I cried and I laughed. It is an amazing journey through a different time in our history and, oh, so wonderfully told.

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Another triumph!

An interesting and thought-provoking read. I love how the story of the town is intertwined with the other stories growing throughout the novel. Very clever! Imagery and allusion.

The narration by Orlagh Cassidy is excellent. I was very happy to see her back for a second go...

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