1937. Swanton Morley, the People's Professor, sets off to Essex to continue his history of England, The County Guides. Morley's daughter Miriam continues to cause chaos and his assistant Stephen Sefton continues to slide deeper into depression and despair.
Praise for Death in Devon:
'Much recommended for a frolicsome read' Country Life Magazine
'The magnificent Morley is very good company, and Sansom has a lovely way with a mind-bending puzzle ... superbly entertaining' The Times
'The team first appeared in The Norfolk Mystery and it is largely a pleasure to encounter them again ... Cheerily old-fashioned' Times Literary Supplement
Praise for 'The Norfolk Mystery':
'A delightful, idiosyncratic mystery ... Professor Morley promises to become a little gem of English crime writing; sample him now' Daily Mail
'A brilliant first outing that leaves you looking forward to the next maniacal mystery tour'
Publication date: 12/01/2017
|Publication date:||12th January 2017|
|Genres:||Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,|
|Categories:||Crime & mystery,|
Ian Sansom reviews regularly for the Guardian and the London Review of Books. His first book, The Truth About Babies, was published by Granta in 2002.More About Ian Sansom