Combines an old-school aptitude for twist-riddled plots with modern psychological insights, ethical agonizing, realistic violence and sardonic humor
A first-class, page-turning read
Ms George is the connoisseur's crime writer. Like fine wine, her words need to be savoured.
Her crime novels combine Victorian craftsmanship, psychological observation and ingenious plotting. George's celebrated attention to detail keeps the reader totally immersed. Bliss.
She's a designer of fastidious mosaics that never fail to intrigue.
Lynley is one of the great character portraits in contemporary crime fiction
The author writes brilliantly and has an incredible ability to set a scene and create characters you want to know more about.
Praise for Elizabeth George: 'Presses all the buttons to make us hoover her stuff up'