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Soho Crime

Wobble to Death

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Title: Wobble to Death
Author: Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 9781616956592
Publisher: Soho Crime
Published: 2015
Binding: Paperback
Language: English
Publisher Description:
A fine case of murder, projected against a compelling historical background. --The New York Times Book Review

London, 1879. Crowds have gathered at Islington's chilly Agricultural Hall to place their bets on who will become the next world champion in a six-day, 500-mile speedwalking race, the "wobble." When one of the highly favored contenders dies under suspicious circumstances, Sergeant Cribb also has a race on his hands--to pursue a ruthless murderer.

Wobble to Death was Peter Lovesey's debut novel. In the 45 years since it was published, its author has gone on to write more than 30 world-renowned mysteries, win numerous crime fiction prizes. There is no better place to dive into Lovesey's legendary oeuvre than with this sparkling debut.