Sorry for the Dead

Nicola Upson

Format: Hardback

Publisher: Faber & Faber

Published: 7th Nov '19

£12.99

In the summer of 1915, the violent death of a young girl brings grief and notoriety to Charleston Farmhouse on the Sussex Downs. Years later, Josephine Tey returns to the same house – now much changed – and remembers the two women with whom she once lodged as a young teacher during the Great War.

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** Longlisted for the CWA Sapere Books Historial Dagger 2020 ** ‘Haunting.’ Sunday Times ‘Wonderful.’ Scotland on Sunday ‘Arresting.’ The Times In the summer of 1915, the violent death of a young girl brings grief and notoriety to Charleston Farmhouse on the Sussex Downs. Years later, Josephine Tey returns to the same house – now much changed – and remembers the two women with whom she once lodged as a young teacher during the Great War. As past and present collide, with murders decades apart, Josephine is forced to face the possibility that the scandal which threatened to destroy those women’s lives hid a much darker secret. Sorry for the Dead is the eighth book in the ‘Josephine Tey’ series, at once a compelling murder mystery and a moving exploration of love and grief

Additional information

Weight 0.475 kg
Dimensions 31 × 144 × 223 mm
Page Count 368