Mystery Has Victorian Values
Jakeman, Jane, The Independent (London, England)
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Susan Hill's detective, Simon Serrailler, has now reached his fifth mystery, a complex series of prostitute murders. Hill's deep interest in the psychology of her characters means that she empathises with the potential victims as well as with the middle- class do-gooders who are trying to get them off the streets. Among the latter category is a lonely librarian who carries out Gladstonian activities with street walkers, taking them sandwiches. The librarian is a natural target for police suspicions, particularly those …
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Publication information: Article title: Mystery Has Victorian Values. Contributors: Jakeman, Jane - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: May 1, 2010. Page number: 12. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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