Elegy for Eddie


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$16.99  $15.80
Harper Perennial
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5.43 X 7.99 X 0.8 inches | 0.61 pounds

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About the Author

Jacqueline Winspear is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Elegy for Eddie, A Lesson in Secrets, The Mapping of Love and Death, Among the Mad, and An Incomplete Revenge, as well as several other nationally bestselling Maisie Dobbs novels. She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Agatha, Alex, and Macavity awards for the first book in the series, Maisie Dobbs, which was also nominated for the Edgar Award for Best Novel and was a New York Times Notable Book. Originally from the United Kingdom, she now lives in California.


"[Catches] the sorrow of a lost generation in the character of one exceptional woman."--Chicago Tribune
"Terrific....Maisie is one of the great fictional heroines, equal parts haunted and haunting."--Parade
"Excellent....The involved plot is as good as any in the series, and the resolution is intelligently complex."--Publishers Weekly
"Engages the mind and enriches the heart."--Jay Strafford, Richmond Times-Dispatch
"For as long as each novel lasts, we live in Maisie's suspenseful, intelligent world."--Evelyn Theiss, Cleveland Plain Dealer
"When people ask me to recommend an author, one name consistently comes to mind: Jacqueline Winspear...Winspear chronicles the uncharted, sometimes rocky path chosen by her protagonist and delivers results that are educational, unique, and wonderful."--Deirdre Donahue, USA Today
"A detective series to savor."--Johanna McGeary, Time
"Maisie Dobbs is a revelation."--Alexander McCall Smith
"For readers yearning for the calm and insightful intelligence of a main character like P.D. James's Cordelia Gray, Maisie Dobbs is spot on."--Hallie Ephron, Boston Globe
"A series that seems to get better with every entry."--Tom Nolan, Wall Street Journal
"A heroine to cherish."--Marilyn Stasio, New York Times Book Review
"Long before the Downton Abbey craze, Jacqueline Winspear was writing remarkable mysteries about life in England circa WWI."--New York Journal of Books
"Like any typical PI, Maisie is preternaturally acute and given to noticing tiny details, but it's her compassion that allows her to illuminate some of the most pressing and staggeringly painful issues of her day, delivering unexpected answers and sense of peace to her clients-and her readers."--Nathalie Gorman, O, the Oprah Magazine
"Reading Jacqueline Winspear's Elegy for Eddie, the solid-gold ninth installment in a wonderful mystery series that shows no signs of flagging, you can't help thinking that her nurse-turned psychologist-turned sleuth would make an ideal PBS heroine."--Robert Bianco, USA Today
"A work of great humanity and a stellar entry in a superb series."--Jay Strafford, Richmond Times-Dispatch
"Compelling."--People (3 1/2 out of 4 stars)