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The Old Success Paperback – 1 September 2020

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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Grove Press; Main edition (1 September 2020)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1611854741
  • ISBN-13: 978-1611854749
  • Boxed-product Weight: 503 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.1 out of 5 stars235 customer ratings

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The literary equivalent of a box of Godiva truffles . . . Wonderful. * Los Angeles Times on THE STARGAZEY * Swift and satisfying . . . grafts the old-fashioned 'Golden Age' amateur-detective story to the contemporary police procedural . . . real charm. * Wall Street Journal on THE LAMORNA WINK * Wondrously eccentric characters . . . The details are divine. * New York Times Book Review on THE STARGAZEY * Intricate and entertaining . . . A delicious puzzle. * Boston Globe on THE HORSE YOU CAME IN ON * Delicious . . . Jury and his posse are terrific companions . . . Delightful. * Seattle Times on VERTIGO 42 * Delightful, surprising, even magical. They begin as police procedurals - someone is murdered, Jury investigates - but Grimes's love of the offbeat, the whimsical and the absurd makes them utterly unlike anyone else's detective novels . . . Although Grimes is American she has a wicked eye for English eccentricity * Washington Post on THE KNOWLEDGE * Read any one [of her novels] and you'll want to read them all. * Chicago Tribune on THE KNOWLEDGE * witty dialogue keeps the action moving to the satisfying conclusion. Series fans and newcomers alike will have fun. * Publishers Weekly * the solution to these apparently separate mysteries proves much simpler than might be imagined - and who better to pave the way to that elusive truth than Ms. Grimes and Richard Jury, her brilliant creation? * Wall Street Journal * Martha Grimes's novels are a hybrid of mystery forms, all of them hugely entertaining. The Old Success is a perfect example. * New York Times Book Review *

About the Author

Martha Grimes is the bestselling author of more than thirty books, twenty-four of them featuring Richard Jury. The recipient of the 2012 Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award, Grimes lives in Bethesda, Maryland.

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4.0 out of 5 stars ENJOYABLE BUT NOT HER BEST
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5.0 out of 5 stars Another success for Marta Grimes.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good read at times
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5.0 out of 5 stars Good quirky detective series
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Good Read.
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JohannaC
1.0 out of 5 stars Whatever happened to Ms Grimes?
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Luissa D
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book oin a great sequel - love it
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Charlene V. Meredith
1.0 out of 5 stars This book is terrible--and I have loved the Jury books
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5.0 out of 5 stars Wie immer ...
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Nadine
5.0 out of 5 stars Great mystery series
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5.0 out of 5 stars A favorite
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5.0 out of 5 stars A different writing mode for Grimes
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