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The Return of Captain John Emmett
The Return of Captain John Emmett
Author: Elizabeth Speller
?Intriguing . . . a captivating wartime whodunit.? ?Boston Globe — London, 1920. In the aftermath of the Great War and a devastating family tragedy, Laurence Bartram has turned his back on the world. But with a well-timed letter, an old flame manages to draw him back in. Mary Emmett?s brother John?like Laurence, an officer during the war?has appa...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780547737409
ISBN-10: 0547737408
Publication Date: 6/26/2012
Pages: 448
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Mariner Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Nicely written convoluted tale that unfolds slowly. Underscores the horror of war, in particular the terrible tragedy of what happened to soldiers fighting in France in WWI. Similar in vein to the Inspector Rutledge stories by Charles Todd but without the annoying presence of Hamish.

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