Peter Lovesey Wobble to Death

ISBN 13: 9780099790808

Wobble to Death

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9780099790808: Wobble to Death

A Sgt Cribb mystery. In the freezing Agricultural Hall, London, in November 1879, crowds gather to bet on a marathon walking race, in which the competitors walk around the Hall for six days. Conditions are barbaric and rivalries even worse, and soon Cribb is investigating a ruthless murder.

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Praise for "Wobble to Death"
"A fine case of murder, projected against a compelling historical background."
--"The New York Times Book Review"
"Don't miss this."
--Los Angeles Times
"Lovesey, an expert in Victorian sports arcana, guides the plot with a deft touch and plenty of period atmosphere. Readers who have not yet made his acquaintance will find him a delightful companion."
--Historical Novels Review

Praise for "Wobble to Death"
A fine case of murder, projected against a compelling historical background.
"The New York Times Book Review"
Don t miss this.
Los Angeles Times
Lovesey, an expert in Victorian sports arcana, guides the plot with a deft touch and plenty of period atmosphere. Readers who have not yet made his acquaintance will find him a delightful companion.
Historical Novels Review"

Praise for Wobble to Death
"A fine case of murder, projected against a compelling historical background."
--The New York Times Book Review
"Don't miss this."
--Los Angeles Times
"Lovesey, an expert in Victorian sports arcana, guides the plot with a deft touch and plenty of period atmosphere. Readers who have not yet made his acquaintance will find him a delightful companion."
--Historical Novels Review

About the Author:

Peter Lovesey is the author of more than thirty highly praised mystery novels. He has been awarded the CWA Gold and Silver Daggers, the Cartier Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement, the Strand Magazine Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Macavity, Barry, and Anthony Awards, and many other honors. He lives in West Sussex, England.

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