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The Missing Italian Girl by Barbara C Pope - Author Barbara Corrado Pope
Praise for The Missing Italian Girl
"Pope plots Clarie's search for the missing girl with precision and restraint. The true draw here is her portait of women--and their not-so-equal rights--at the turn of the last century. Wonderfully engaging. Even in the face of senseless limitations, Clarie proves it is possible to find joy, truth--and even oneself."
— O, The Oprah Magazine (Editor's Pick)
"Intrigue, danger and upheaval in old Paris.The plot serves as a vehicle for a tour of the last decade of the 19th century in Paris, of the political and social sensibilities and explosive events that dominated. Pope's deep knowledge of the times and place is abundantly evident."
— The Oregonian
“An unlikely sleuth is drawn into another murder mystery in turn-of-the-century France;Pope's third mystery featuring Clarie (The Blood of Lorraine, 2010, etc.) expertly doles out pieces of its complex plot, a picaresque puzzle with satisfying period flavor.”
— Kirkus Reviews
"Pope's absorbing, detailed mystery provides an eye-opening look at the class struggles of the working poor in fin de sieacutecle France. Historical mystery buffs will enjoy Bernard and Claire's adventures."
— Library Journal
“The musings of Clarie about the wrenching inequity between the pampered women she teaches and those she and Bernard search for in back alleys gives us a window into this glamorous yet perilous time. Engrossing”
— Booklist
“Pope's engaging third mystery featuring magistrate Bernard Martin (after 2011 The Blood of Lorraine) shines a light on both the glamor and the grime of late-19th-century Paris.”
— Publishers Weekly
 

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