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Peter Lovesey

Autor(a) de The Last Detective

103+ Works 9,741 Membros 428 Reviews 27 Favorited

About the Author

Peter Lovesey was born in Whitton, Middlesex in 1936. He was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer. Lovesey's first mystery novel was Wobble to Death which introduced Victorian detective Sergeant Cribb. He later introduced Peter Diamond and Bertie in his novels to follow. He also writes mostrar mais under the pseudonym Peter Lear. His works have been translated into 22 languages and several of them were adapted for television and film. Lovesey's works have earned him numerous awards. He is a three time winner of the CWA Silver Dagger. He also won the CWA Gold Dagger in 1982 and the 2000 CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Award in recognition of his career in mystery writing. He is the recipient of the Anthony Award, McAvity Award, Ellery Queen Readers' Award and the Mystery Writers of America Golden Mysteries Short Story Prize. Internationally, he has won the Grand Prix de littérature Policiére and the Prix du Roman d'Adventures. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Disambiguation Notice:

(eng) also used pen name Peter Lear

Image credit: (c) Mike Eddowes, Mike Eddowes Photography

Séries

Obras de Peter Lovesey

The Last Detective (1991) 849 cópias
The False Inspector Dew (1982) 440 cópias
Diamond Solitaire (1992) 387 cópias
Bloodhounds (1996) 368 cópias
The House Sitter (2003) 343 cópias
Wobble to Death (1970) 342 cópias
The Vault (1999) 319 cópias
The Summons (1995) 312 cópias
Skeleton Hill (2009) 297 cópias
Diamond Dust (2002) 286 cópias
Upon a Dark Night (1997) 271 cópias
The Secret Hangman (2007) 268 cópias
Stagestruck (2011) 260 cópias
Rough Cider (1986) 224 cópias
Cop to Corpse (2012) 222 cópias
The Tooth Tattoo (2013) 221 cópias
The Circle (2005) 219 cópias
A Figura de Cera (1978) 209 cópias
Swing, Swing Together (1976) 207 cópias
Down Among the Dead Men (2015) 206 cópias
The Reaper (2000) 201 cópias
The Stone Wife (2014) 189 cópias
Bertie and the Tinman (1987) 182 cópias
Bertie and the Seven Bodies (1990) 177 cópias
Abracadaver (1972) 176 cópias
Mad Hatter's Holiday (1973) 166 cópias
A Case of Spirits (1975) 165 cópias
The Headhunters (2008) 164 cópias
Another One Goes Tonight (2016) 163 cópias
Beau Death (2017) 160 cópias
Invitation to a Dynamite Party (1974) 152 cópias
The Usual Santas: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers (2017) — Foreword & Contributor — 129 cópias
On the Edge (1989) 121 cópias
The Finisher (2020) 117 cópias
Killing With Confetti (2019) 115 cópias
Keystone (1701) 97 cópias
Diamond and the Eye (2021) 74 cópias
Showstopper (2022) 68 cópias
Goldengirl (1977) 43 cópias
Reader, I Buried Them & Other Stories (2022) — Editor — 43 cópias
3rd Culprit: An Annual of Crime Stories (1994) — Editor and Contributor — 41 cópias
Remaindered (2014) 34 cópias
Murder on the Short List (2008) 34 cópias
Bloodhounds | Diamond Dust (2004) 32 cópias
The Secret of Spandau (1986) 32 cópias
The Verdict of Us All (2006) — Editor — 22 cópias
Spider Girl (1980) 15 cópias
The Black Cabinet (1989) — Contribuinte — 7 cópias
In Suspense (2001) 7 cópias
Five kings of distance (1981) 3 cópias
Say That Again 2 cópias
Bertie and the Boat Race (1997) 2 cópias
Se i syne (1984) — Autor — 2 cópias
The Bathroom 1 exemplar(es)
Brighton Line Murder 1 exemplar(es)
Morire dal ridere 1 exemplar(es)
Opotekanje v smrt 1 exemplar(es)
The Butler Didn't Do It 1 exemplar(es)
The Kiss of Death 1 exemplar(es)
Murder by Christmas Tree 1 exemplar(es)
Marea 1 exemplar(es)
Ginger's Waterloo 1 exemplar(es)
Youdunnit [short story] 1 exemplar(es)
The Blue Hammer (1981) 1 exemplar(es)
The Mighty Hunter [short story] (1996) 1 exemplar(es)
Dr. Death [short story] 1 exemplar(es)
The Field 1 exemplar(es)
A Blow on the Head 1 exemplar(es)
Ghosted 1 exemplar(es)
Bullets 1 exemplar(es)
Se i syne Box 1 1 exemplar(es)
Window of Opportunity 1 exemplar(es)
The Staring Man [short story] (1985) 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1976) — Contribuinte — 359 cópias
The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries (2013) — Contribuinte — 298 cópias
Mistletoe Mysteries (1989) — Contribuinte — 237 cópias
Cat Crimes (1991) — Contribuinte — 163 cópias
More Holmes for the Holidays (1999) — Contribuinte — 153 cópias
The Best British Mysteries 2005 (2005) — Contribuinte — 133 cópias
Crime Through Time: Original Tales of Historical Mystery (1997) — Contribuinte — 129 cópias
The Folio Book of Christmas Crime Stories (2004) — Contribuinte — 118 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Roaring Twenties Whodunnits (2004) — Contribuinte — 117 cópias
Past Poisons (2005) — Contribuinte — 111 cópias
A New Omnibus of Crime (1771) — Contribuinte — 97 cópias
Malice Domestic 6 (1997) — Contribuinte — 94 cópias
Crime Through Time III (2000) — Contribuinte — 80 cópias
A Classic Christmas Crime (1995) — Contribuinte — 77 cópias
The Best British Mysteries (2003) — Contribuinte — 77 cópias
Fifty Best Mysteries (1991) — Contribuinte — 73 cópias
2nd Culprit: A Crime Writers' Association Annual (1993) — Contribuinte — 66 cópias
The Best British Mysteries 2006 (2005) — Contribuinte — 63 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Best British Mysteries (2008) — Contribuinte — 62 cópias
Master's Choice, Volume 1 (1999) — Contribuinte — 61 cópias
Murderous Schemes (1996) — Contribuinte — 59 cópias
Deadly Anniversaries (2020) — Contribuinte — 57 cópias
A Century of British Mystery and Suspense (2000) — Contribuinte — 56 cópias
Murder for Halloween: Tales of Suspense (1994) — Contribuinte — 54 cópias
Murder Through the Ages (2000) — Contribuinte — 54 cópias
Murder at Teatime: Mysteries in the Classic Cozy Tradition (1996) — Contribuinte — 49 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Comic Crime (2002) — Contribuinte — 47 cópias
Merry Murder (1994) — Contribuinte — 39 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 7 (2010) — Contribuinte — 38 cópias
Mystery Tour (2017) — Contribuinte — 36 cópias
Malice Domestic 10 (2001) — Contribuinte — 34 cópias
Mysterious Pleasures (2003) — Contribuinte — 34 cópias
Murder under the Mistletoe and Other Stories (1992) — Contribuinte — 33 cópias
A Century of Mystery 1980-1989 (1997) — Contribuinte — 33 cópias
The Sinking Admiral (2016) — Contribuinte — 31 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 9 (2012) — Contribuinte — 31 cópias
Murder Most Merry (2002) — Contribuinte — 30 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 8 (2011) — Contribuinte — 28 cópias
The Best British Mysteries 4 (2006) — Contribuinte — 25 cópias
Crème de la Crime (2000) — Contribuinte — 24 cópias
Perfectly Criminal (1996) — Contribuinte — 23 cópias
Murder Most Postal: Homicidal Tales That Deliver a Message (2001) — Contribuinte — 22 cópias
Deadly Pleasures (2013) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias
Great detective stories (1998) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias
New Crimes 1 (1989) — Contribuinte — 20 cópias
Royal Crimes (1994) — Contribuinte — 17 cópias
Green for Danger (2003) — Contribuinte — 16 cópias
The Man Who ... (1992) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias
The Mammoth Book of Best British Crime 11 (2014) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1985 (1985) — Contribuinte — 13 cópias
Crime Waves: No. 1 (1991) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias
The Rigby File (1989) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
Original Sins (2010) — Contribuinte — 11 cópias
A 1940s Childhood (2014) — Prefácio — 11 cópias
Writing Mystery and Crime Fiction (1985) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1983 (1983) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
Winter's Crimes 20 (1988) 8 cópias
Crimes of Passion: Twenty-Three Tales of Love and Hate (1993) — Contribuinte — 8 cópias
The Year's Best Mystery and Suspense Stories, 1990 (1990) — Contribuinte — 7 cópias
Winter's Crimes 10 (1978) — Contribuinte — 7 cópias
ID: Crimes of Identity (2006) — Contribuinte — 7 cópias
Winter's Crimes 17 (1985) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
Scenes of Crime (2000) — Contribuinte — 6 cópias
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1989 (1989) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1990 (1990) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
John Creasey's Crime Collection, 1987 (1987) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Winter's Crimes 15 (1983) 5 cópias
Winter's Crimes 19 (1987) 5 cópias
Winter's Crimes 14 (1982) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Best Detective Stories 1981 (1981) — Contribuinte — 5 cópias
Perfectly Criminal 2: Whydunit? (1997) — Contribuinte — 4 cópias
Winter's Crimes 22 (1990) 4 cópias
Du sang sous le sapin (2001) 2 cópias
Winter's Crimes 23 (1991) 2 cópias
Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine - 1988/03 — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Bibliomysteries Volume 2 (2021) — Contribuinte — 1 exemplar(es)

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Lovesey, Peter Harmer
Outros nomes
Lear, Peter
Data de nascimento
1936-09-10
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
UK
Local de nascimento
Whitton, Middlesex, England, UK
Locais de residência
England, UK
Educação
University of Reading (English)
Ocupação
mystery writer
Relacionamentos
Lovesey, Phil (son)
Lovesey, Andrew (brother)
Premiações
Cartier Diamond Dagger 2000
Agente
Vanessa Holt (Vanessa Holt Ltd.) - UK
Jane Gelfman (Gelfman Schneider) - USA
Aviso de desambiguação
also used pen name Peter Lear

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Discussions

"Mad Hatter's Holiday"? em Historical Mysteries (Agosto 2009)

Resenhas

2.5 stars. Unsympathetic characters. Only got interesting near the end.
 
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Abcdarian | outras 9 resenhas | May 18, 2024 |
Peter Diamond is an old-school detective who is suspicious of technology and apparently making deductions from clues. He seems to think that the only way of solving a case is to interrogate people.

The dead body of a woman is found floating in a lake and Peter Diamond is called on to investigate. Sections of the story are retold from the POV of two of the suspects in the middle - I felt that made it a bit repetitive.

I'm not too sure I liked the ending... since it doesn't really explain what facts led Diamond to arrive at that conclusion, though it does make sense... but overall it was ok.… (mais)
 
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bookworm3091 | outras 46 resenhas | Apr 19, 2024 |
Enjoyable mystery' light and breezy with sufficient violence to avoid being a cozy , a fun plot, a hint of the supernatural and period color
 
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cspiwak | outras 7 resenhas | Mar 6, 2024 |
narrative style reminded me of Wilkie Collin's moonstone. Seeing incidents several times from different points of view. I didn't feel the author provided distinctive voices for the different narrators, which lessened the effectiveness. I also didn't particularly like the detective until towards the end. Will probably give others a try , though, overall a satisfactory read
 
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cspiwak | outras 46 resenhas | Mar 6, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
103
Also by
104
Membros
9,741
Popularidade
#2,450
Avaliação
½ 3.6
Resenhas
428
ISBNs
849
Idiomas
14
Favorito
27

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