review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Ö Patricia WentworthI probably have over 700 unread mysteries yet sometimes it Is Difficult To Know What To Read And I Just difficult to know what to read and I just anything I like getting through the unread mysteries because then I can give them away which is my ultimate goal or most of the books in the house Anyway I read this book in desperation I say it like that because I already knew that I didn t like Wentworth s Miss Silver But over the years various people have said to me how much they like her and I am doing a monograph on cozies "AND SHE KIND OF FITS SO "she kind of its so thought maybe I m wrong Maybe they are terrific They aren t Her stupid little cough still grates I hate her knitting I don t think she is incredibly clever She isn t as interesting as Miss Marple The only thing I like about the books or a First Year Teacher: Wit and Wisdom from Teachers Who've Been There few things she does doem jep suspense decently though at the same time I hate to say that I thought Cis deserved to be killed a ew times or stupidity I also really love seeing little snapshots of England after the war Other than that Miss Wentworth I m done I ve read 3 I didn t like them and I see no reason why that will change Take an English village with the usual large cast of characters add a mysterious unhappy marriage and throw in the discovery of the body of an unknown woman or a typically complicated Wentworth plot But there is an endearing dachshund Bramble an. Eported that her lodger had gone out on Friday dressed in a black coat black beret black shoes and large hoop earrings 'set all round with little diamonds like those eternity rings' She never came ba.
to anyone who might enjoy reading great stories that well told in between heavier reads 3 12 starsThe narrative was a bit clumsy at the onset of this one Unfortunately the author got prosy But even though the story had a shaky start the author soon ceased writing such excessively lowery descriptions and redeemed herself in the end One of the later Miss Silvers and in my opinion one of the best A complex tale Mindful Living with Aspergers Syndrome full of twists and turns I had indeed worked out the murderer only to be convinced mid way through that I was wrong The writing is succint and it throws into high relief our tendencies to judge mainly erroneously on appearance A masterly denoument that shows how superficial mouthings of love can be and the difference when it is the real thing If you want to be thrown puzzled and confused then this isor you One caveat however I shall never be a ragile hyacinth supported by a strong bowl of metal But then we can t be everything I have so many books in my house. Diamonds in her ear But when she and Detective Sergeant Frank Abbott went back to the wood the body had vanished This would have been mystery enough or Miss Silver to solve if a woman had not also Miss Silver is the one person Frank Abbot looks up to and respects the most even though he often eels like a schoolboy again in her august presence While he is on a visit to his amily in Deeping their evening is interrupted abruptly by a young woman screaming murder literally Although he is on holiday Frank gives the local police a hand trying to ind the body the young woman claims she sawFrank s cousin Cicely has left her husband Grant Hathaway and is staying in the same house as Frank but refuses to talk with anyone about her personal affairs She along WITH EVERYONE ELSE IN THE VILLAGE WONDER HOW SUCH everyone else in the village wonder how such thing could happen in DeepingWhen Frank returns to London he tells Miss Silver about the mysterious murder with no body and adds some Local Colour That Has Surfaced As Well colour that has surfaced as well he gets a call rom his boss CD Lambe that Scotland Yard "have been asked to sort out this so called murder as "been asked to sort out this so called murder as circumstances have come to lightThey eventually discover the body of the murder victim and trace that story all the way back to France during the war Then a second murder takes place and there are murder suspects everywhere including Cicely s husband Every suspect seems to have motive and opportunity and shares some orm of guiltMiss Silver s services are reuested by Cicely She has to know the truth no matter what the all. Mary Stokes was walking through Dead Man's Copse one evening when she saw in the beam of a torch the corpse of a young woman dressed in a black coat black gloves no hat and an eternity ring set with.It To Anyone Who Might Enjoy Reading Great Stories That