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Language  English
Publisher  St. Martin’s Press
Originally published  November 2011
Preceded by  A Stranger in Mayfair
Genres  Mystery, Crime Fiction
3.9/5 Goodreads

Series  Charles Lenox series
Publication date  November 2011
Author  Charles Finch
ISBN  9780312625085
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Pages  320 (first edition, hardcover)
Followed by  A Death in the Small Hours
Similar  Charles Finch books, Charles Lenox mystery books

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A Burial at Sea, by Charles Finch, is a set aboard a Royal Navy vessel in 1873 and in Egypt during the Victorian era. It is the fifth novel in the Charles Lenox series.

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Plot summary

Charles Lenox, gentleman and former amateur detective, is now a Member of Parliament, and his wife is expecting their first child. However, relations between the United Kingdom and France are increasing strained following the opening of the Suez Canal and several British agents have been murdered on French soil. Lenox is asked to undertake a secret mission to Egypt by Prime Minister Gladstone. However, the brutal murder of an officer on the HMS Lucy has Lenox re-using his rusty investigation skills at the captain's request.

Publication history

A Burial at Sea was first published in hardcover by St. Martin’s Minotaur and released November 2011. The trade paperback was released in August 2012.

Reception

Finch received favorable reviews in several major newspapers. Publishers Weekly favorably compared Finch to Agatha Christie and Patrick O’Brian and said that A Burial at Sea was "the best in the series to date."

References

A Burial at Sea Wikipedia


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