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Where can you find information about the Maisie Dobbs books?

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The best source of information about the Maisie Dobbs novels is the author Jacqueline Winspear’s website, www.jacquelinewinspear.com. Information from interviews is available on news websites such as NPR.org while sites like LitLovers.com offer reviews and synopses of the novels.

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For the latest news from the author about the Maisie Dobbs series, including a schedule of readings and other personal appearances, check Jacqueline Winspear’s website, which includes a guide to the novels as well as Winspear's essay about her personal experiences living with the character during the first ten years of the series. Winspear also regularly publishes newsletters with updates on the novels, schedules of special events and so on.

For critical opinion about the novels, check out major news websites. For instance, NPR.org’s article “10 Years Later, Mystery Heroine 'Maisie Dobbs' Gains New Life” looks back on the series with a less one-sided view than the author's own writing; it also helps put the novels in context with others in the genre. Sites that feature interviews, such as GoodReads.com, offer Winspear’s latest (July 2014) responses to live questions. Sites such as LitLovers.com offer many of these different kinds of information, plus more, including biography and capsule reviews, conveniently collected in one place.

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