Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear

Genre: Mystery
Subject: WWI ,
Setting: England
Main Characters: Maisie Dobbs, Lady Rowan, Billy Beale,
Simon Lynch, Maurice Blanche
Series: Yes, #1 Maisie Dobbs
Dates Read: February 20 - February 24
Number of pages: 294
Off the Shelf (pre-2012)? Source?: yes, Audio stockpile
Category for 12 in 12 challenge: English Lit,Homework
Maisie Dobbs is a remarkable woman - starting at a
young age being a maid on a large estate, then school
in Cambridge, another change to a nurse during the
war and finally an investigator after the war. Maisie
uses her unusual talents to find the people who are
responsible for the exploitation of the veterans of the
war who have been damaged physically as well as
Following the story of Maisie and seeing how she
becomes the person she does was great. I have read
several of her later stories, now seeing her background,
will help as I follow her adventures.

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