Payment in Blood

Payment in Blood

Large Print - 1990
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From acclaimed author George comes this literate, vastly detailed, and intricately characterized piece. Scotland Yard's Thomas Lynley, unexpectedly assigned to a gory stabbing murder, uncovers deeply hidden family secrets and various psychological convolutions among suspects.
Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Thorndike Press, 1990, c1989.
Edition: Thorndike Press large print ed.
ISBN: 9781560540007
Branch Call Number: LGPRINT MYSTERY George Elizabet
Characteristics: 589 p. (large print) ;,22 cm.


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Aug 19, 2016

With this 2nd installment in her Thomas Lynley series, Elizabeth George draws heavily on the traditions of Sayers, Tey and Christie -- Golden Age writers who repeatedly mixed theatrical artisans into mysteries set amid the English Country Set and did so with very entertaining effect. Originally published in 1989, with "Payment in Blood" George proved herself able to handle the comparisons while showing us characters of our time.

rowanquincy May 02, 2015

One of the best Lynley/Havers books. Sgt Havers is one of my all time favourite detectives and she is featured well here. An engaging read.

Jul 08, 2010

Like the first book in the Lynley series, the characters are more interesting than the mystery.


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