The Last Detective

Paperback $9.99

Soho Crime | May 31, 2011 | 336 Pages | 5 x 7-1/2 | ISBN 9781616950811

  • Paperback$9.99

    Soho Crime | May 31, 2011 | 336 Pages | 5 x 7-1/2 | ISBN 9781616950811

Praise


Praise for The Last Detective


“The first volume in Lovesey’s beloved Peter Diamond series has a handsome new 20th-anniversary edition”
Entertainment Weekly

“A bravura performance … slyly paced, marbled with surprise and in the end, strangely affecting.”
The New York Times Book Review

“Thickly textured, amusing, unpredictably mixing puzzle and procedural … one of the best.”
Los Angeles Times

“A treasure.”
Chicago Sun-Times

“Not only a good story but a compelling one.”
Boston Globe

“Top-form Lovesey.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Witty … One surprise after another.”
—Publishers Weekly


Praise for The Peter Diamond series

“I’m jealous of everyone discovering Lovesey and Diamond for the first time—you have a wonderful backlist to catch up on. Me, all I can do is wait for the next book.”
Sara Paretsky

“These erudite and wondrously witty books are unlike any police procedural you’ve ever read.”
The New York Times Book Review
 
“Thickly textured, amusing, unpredictably mixing puzzle and procedural…. One of the best.”
Los Angeles Times
 
“Witty…. A perfectly realized murder mystery.”
Wall Street Journal
 
“Extremely stylish, lighter than air … utterly surprising.”
Newsweek
 
“Lovesey’s books are so beautifully constructed and cleanly written that they could be used as textbooks in a crime writing course.”
Chicago Tribune

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