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Lament for a maker

by Michael Innes

  • 133 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Appleby, John, Sir (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.,
    • Police -- England -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published, London, Gollancz, 1958.

      Statement[by] Michael Innes.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.S85166 Lam9, PR6037.T466 Lam9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination235 p.
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5087808M
      ISBN 100140035982
      LC Control Number74159157
      OCLC/WorldCa868450


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Lament for a Maker is a novel that will not appeal to a wide audience. The first half is written in the local Scottish dialect.

This gives flavor and helps build the setting, but it also is hard going for readers. As in the other novels that I’ve read by Michael Innes, Lament for a Maker takes its sweet time to reach the heart of the plot/5(27).

Lament for a Maker is a novel that will not appeal to a wide audience. The first half is written in the local Scottish dialect. This gives flavor and helps build the setting, but it also is hard going for readers. As in the other novels that Ive read by Michael Innes, Lament for a Maker takes its sweet time to reach the heart of the plot/5.

A bit of Scots dialect and a little Latin wouldn't hurt in making sense of this Appleby mystery, and it is well worth the effort as "Lament for a Maker" is considered to be one of Michael Innes's best genre novels. Inspector Appleby doesn't appear on scene at Erchany, Guthrie's castle until the last third of the by: 2.

Inspector Appleby doesn’t enter until readers enter the latter half of the book. Unlike the majority of British Police Procedurals, the Inspector plays only a small role in the novel. Personally I prefer more traditionally styled procedurals. Is Lament for a Maker /5(27). Lament for a Maker is a novel that will not appeal to a wide audience.

The first half is written in the local Scottish dialect. This gives flavor and helps build the setting, but it also is hard going for readers.

As in the other novels that I’ve read by Michael Innes, Lament for a Maker takes its sweet time to reach the heart of the s:   A bit of Scots dialect and a little Latin wouldn't hurt in making sense of this Appleby mystery, and it is well worth the effort as "Lament for a Maker" is considered to be one of Michael Innes's best genre novels.

Inspector Appleby doesn't appear on scene at Erchany, Guthrie's castle until the last third of the by: 2. Editions for Lament for a Maker: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published in ), Home My Books. In Lament for a Maker, Inspector Appleby must separate dreadful truth from chilling legend to solve this mystery in the eerie Scottish Highlands.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Innes, Michael, Lament for a maker. Bath: Chivers, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction. Lament For A Maker Inspector Appleby by Michael Innes. ebook. His first book, an edition of Florio's translation of Montaigne, got him a le More about Michael Innes.

Lament For A Maker. Embed; Copy and paste the code into your website. Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. When mad recluse, Ranald Guthrie, the laird of Erchany, falls from the ramparts of his castle on a wild winter night, Appleby discovers the doom that shrouded his life, and the grim legends of the bleak and nameless hamlets, in a tale that emanate.