A treat - splendidly plotted and beautifully written
George weaves her usual magic, embroiling her Scotland Yard characters in tangles both personal and professional
George explores her characters' dreams and fears with a penetrating grace that makes reading her books a joy
This is a riveting instalment in a superb series
George is a master
Dickensian in scope, her scenes pinpoint sharp . . . and the dynamicx of the characters sensitive and disturbing.