The year is 1921. A passionate affair between a romantic woman and her dentist has led to his wife's murder. The lovers take flight aboard the Mauretania and the dentist takes the name of Inspector Dew, the detective who arrested the notorious Dr. Crippen. But, in a disquieting twist, when a murder occurs aboard ship the captain invites "Inspector Dew" to nvestigate. This ingeniously plotted mystery won Lovesey the CWA Gold Dagger.
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An extraordinarily clever, fascinating novel ... Compulsively readable ( Colin Dexter)
Absolutely riveting ... I read The False Inspector Dew because I couldn't resist it and now I wish I'd saved it for the weekend. He's such a stylish, lucid writer, and wickedly clever as well, with a wonderful knack of springing really astonishing surprises ... A masterpiece. I defy anyone to foresee the outcome ( Ruth Rendell)
The sort of book that ought to be a bestseller and deserves to be ( HRF Keating, The Times)
Oh, what a lovely crime this is ( Washington Post)
Brilliant ... stunning ( Evening Standard)
Impossible to put down ... We dare you not to smile and smile again as wicked entertainer Lovesey sails through each roll and turn of the transatlantic crossing ( Kirkus Reviews)
Lovesey's masterpiece thus far and one of the best mysteries ever written, one that opens up new possibilities for the genre ( Dictionary of Literary Biography)
A standalone novel from the critically acclaimed Peter Lovesey. The False Inspector Dew was the winner of the 1982 CWA Gold Dagger.
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