Anthem for Doomed Youth (Daisy Dalrymple) Book

Alec Fletcher's plans to attend his daughter Belinda's school sports day are thwarted by the discovery of three bodies buried in Epping forest. Sent to investigate he and his team are hindered from the start by uncooperative Essex policeman DI Gant who resents Scotland Yard encroaching on his patch. But a bigger problem however is identifying the victims and finding a common link between them to explain their being buried so close together though at intervals of several months. When Alec tells Daisy about the case she's hooked and with her own bit of digging around uncovers the fact that one of the victims was a colonel. Is there a military connection? And when the police eventually discover that the other victims did serve with the colonel this becomes a tragic case with its roots firmly buried in events during the Great War.Read More

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  • TheBookPeople

    A Daisy Dalrymple mystery, Carola Dunn's Anthem for Doomed Youth sees Alec Fletcher's plans to attend his daughter's school sports day thwarted by the discovery of three bodies buried in Epping forest. He is sent to investigate along with his team, but they are hindered from the start by DI Gant, an uncoooperative Essex policeman, who resents Scotland Yard encroaching on his area. But the bigger problem is identifying the victims and finding a common link between them to explain why they were buried so close together, albeit several months apart. Alec tells Daisy about the case and she becomes hooked - doing her own bit of digging around and discovering one of the victims was a colonel. Is there a military connection? Set in 1920s England, this book is full of thought-provoking moments.

  • Foyles

    The very latest Daisy Dalrymple mystery will be snapped up by her many fans.

  • 1849015643
  • 9781849015646
  • Carola Dunn
  • 19 May 2011
  • Robinson
  • Paperback (Book)
  • 336

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