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The False Inspector Dew

The False Inspector Dew( )
Author: Lovesey, Peter
ISBN:978-0-7515-5357-4
Publication Date:Sep 2014
Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group Limited
Imprint:Sphere
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $21.99
Book Description:

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,...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Crime
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.7 x 19.6 x 2.2 cm
Book Weight:0.25 Kilograms
Author Biography
Lovesey, Peter (Author)
Peter Lovesey was born in Whitton, Middlesex in 1936. He was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer.

Lovesey's first mystery novel was Wobble to Death which introduced Victorian detective Sergeant Cribb. He later introduced Peter Diamond and Bertie in his novels to follow. He also writes under the pseudonym Peter Lear. His works have been translated into 22 languages and several of them were adapted for television and film.

Lovesey's works have earned him numerous awards. He is a three time winner of the CWA Silver Dagger. He also won the CWA Gold Dagger in 1982 and the 2000 CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Award in recognition of his career in mystery writing. He is the recipient of the Anthony Award, McAvity Award, Ellery Queen Readers' Award and the Mystery Writers of America Golden Mysteries Short Story Prize. Internationally, he has won the Grand Prix de littérature Policiére and the Prix du Roman d'Adventures.

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