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A dangerous place : a novel, Jacqueline Winspear

Label
A dangerous place : a novel
Title
A dangerous place
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Winspear
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Spring 1937. In the four years since she left England, Maisie Dobbs has experienced love, contentment, stability -- and the deepest tragedy a woman can endure. Now, all she wants is the peace she believes she might find by returning to India. But her sojourn in the hills of Darjeeling is cut short when her stepmother summons her home to England; her aging father Frankie Dobbs is not getting any younger. But on a ship bound for England, Maisie realizes she isn't ready to return. Against the wishes of the captain who warns her, "You will be alone in a most dangerous place," she disembarks in Gibraltar. Though she is on her own, Maisie is far from alone: the British garrison town is teeming with refugees fleeing a brutal civil war across the border in Spain. Yet the danger is very real. Days after Maisie's arrival, a photographer and member of Gibraltar's Sephardic Jewish community, Sebastian Babayoff, is murdered, and Maisie becomes entangled in the case, drawing the attention of the British Secret Service. Under the suspicious eye of a British agent, Maisie is pulled deeper into political intrigue on "the Rock"--Arguably Britain's most important strategic territory -- and renews an uneasy acquaintance in the process. At a crossroads between her past and her future, Maisie must choose a direction, knowing that England is, for her, an equally dangerous place, but in quite a different way
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Summary
Spring 1937. In the four years since she left England, Maisie Dobbs has experienced love, contentment, stability -- and the deepest tragedy a woman can endure. Now, all she wants is the peace she believes she might find by returning to India. But her sojourn in the hills of Darjeeling is cut short when her stepmother summons her home to England; her aging father Frankie Dobbs is not getting any younger. But on a ship bound for England, Maisie realizes she isn't ready to return. Against the wishes of the captain who warns her, "You will be alone in a most dangerous place," she disembarks in Gibraltar. Though she is on her own, Maisie is far from alone: the British garrison town is teeming with refugees fleeing a brutal civil war across the border in Spain. Yet the danger is very real. Days after Maisie's arrival, a photographer and member of Gibraltar's Sephardic Jewish community, Sebastian Babayoff, is murdered, and Maisie becomes entangled in the case, drawing the attention of the British Secret Service. Under the suspicious eye of a British agent, Maisie is pulled deeper into political intrigue on "the Rock" -- arguably Britain's most important strategic territory -- and renews an uneasy acquaintance in the process. At a crossroads between her past andher future, Maisie must choose a direction, knowing that England is, for her, an equally dangerous place, but in quite a different way
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10396022
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winspear, Jacqueline
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6123.I575
LC item number
D36 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Maisie Dobbs novel
Series volume
0011
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dobbs, Maisie
  • Dobbs, Maisie
  • Civil War (Spain : 1936-1939)
  • Women private investigators
  • Murder
  • Sephardim
  • Photographers
  • Gibraltar
  • Spain
  • India
  • Police
  • Murder
  • Sephardim
  • Women private investigators
  • Gibraltar
  • Spain
Target audience
adult
Label
A dangerous place : a novel, Jacqueline Winspear
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1513/2014504287-b.html
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn883145976
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780062220554
Lccn
2014504287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)883145976
Label
A dangerous place : a novel, Jacqueline Winspear
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1513/2014504287-b.html
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn883145976
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
309 pages
Isbn
9780062220554
Lccn
2014504287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)883145976

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