"One must congratulate Winston Graham on constructing a plot so good." - Francis Iles. The Sunday Times.
"Exceptionally readable.....we are kept at the pitch of mystery and suspense" - The Scotsman.
"This book is miles out of the ordinary." - Church Times.
"Impressively thrilling. His writing is highly polished and distinguished by a rare suavity." - Continental Daily Mail.
"A sound, cleverly constructed story....most enjoyable." - The Daily Telegraph.
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"Fortune is a Woman" is a realistic first person story told by an insurance agent who by coincidence meets an old girlfriend who is now married, but whose personal concern in the curious train of events that follows this meeting including two fires, a possible murder, blackmail and bigamy at Lowis Manor makes this an experience he will never forget. With plenty of false trails to follow the suspense is masterly, the romance most real and moving."
"Perfection is a full stop .... Ever the climbing but never the attaining Of the mountain top." W.G.
17. Fortune Is A Woman - 1952