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The Resource In this grave hour : a novel, Jacqueline Winspear

In this grave hour : a novel, Jacqueline Winspear

Label
In this grave hour : a novel
Title
In this grave hour
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Jacqueline Winspear
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sunday, September 3rd, 1939. At the moment Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain broadcasts to the nation Britain's declaration of war with Germany, a senior Secret Service agent breaks into Maisie Dobbs' flat to await her return. Dr. Francesca Thomas has an urgent assignment for Maisie: to find the killer of a man who escaped occupied Belgium as a boy, some twenty-three years earlier during the Great War. In a London shadowed by barrage balloons, bomb shelters, and the threat of invasion, within days another former Belgian refugee is found murdered. And as Maisie delves deeper into the killings of the dispossessed from the "last war," a new kind of refugee -- an evacuee from London -- appears in Maisie's life. The little girl billeted at Maisie's home in Kent does not, or cannot, speak, and the authorities do not know who the child belongs to or who might have put her on the "Operation Pied Piper" evacuee train. They know only that her name is Anna. As Maisie's search for the killer escalates, the country braces for what is to come. Britain is approaching its gravest hour -- and Maisie could be nearing a crossroads of her own
Member of
Summary
Maisie Dobbs is plunged into a treacherous personal battle when she stumbles upon the deaths of refugees who may not be who they seem against a backdrop of the outbreak of World War II in England
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10549360
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Winspear, Jacqueline
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
A Maisie Dobbs novel
Series volume
[bk. 13]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dobbs, Maisie
  • Dobbs, Maisie (Fictitious character)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Serial murder investigation
  • Refugee children
  • Belgians
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Refugees
  • Murder
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
In this grave hour : a novel, Jacqueline Winspear
Instantiates
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
000059818708
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780062436603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)952207080
Label
In this grave hour : a novel, Jacqueline Winspear
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
000059818708
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780062436603
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)952207080

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