Book Reviews of Waxwork

Waxwork
Waxwork
Author: Peter Lovesey
ISBN-13: 9780140048872
ISBN-10: 0140048871
Publication Date: 2/28/1980
Pages: 239
Rating:
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 9 ratings
Publisher: Viking Pr
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 4
Set in London in the era of Jack the Ripper, Lovesy's novel gives us the story of the trial of Miriam Cromer, a beautiful and elegant woman brought to justice for the crime of murder by poisoning. Detective Cribb races the clock to vindicate the lady before she meets the hangman. Meticulous research, ingenious plotting, and deadpan humor - it's all here, in a book that the mistress of psychological suspense, Ruth Rendell, calls "quite the best novel of detection I have read for a long time."
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Helpful Score: 1
Absoluoutely riveting--could not put it down