HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Nothing Can Rescue Me by Elizabeth Daly
Loading...

Nothing Can Rescue Me (1943)

by Elizabeth Daly

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
1065113,849 (3.65)3

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 3 mentions

Showing 5 of 5
This is the second book by Elizabeth Daly that I've read; the first was also the first of the Henry Gamadge series, Unexpected Night. I must say that I don't really like her characters - the wealthy and their hangers-on who either can't or won't work for a living, but just hang around their rich relatives or connections, presumably hoping rich Auntie or Cousin will die, or actively plotting to bring about the demise. This could be quite entertaining if they were made more likable, but most of them are a fairly useless & unpleasant lot (and dull).

Also, oddly, although they are supposed to be American, the upper-class characters speak as though they are British.

I usually love vintage mysteries, but the Daly books are not my favourites. ( )
  booksandscones | Sep 29, 2016 |
I was a little distracted while reading this. But enjoyed it anyway. This was Agatha Christie's favorite author. I will look for more of her books. ( )
  njcur | Feb 13, 2014 |
This is not Elizabeth Daly's best, but well up to her standard - she specialized in the time and place that was upper class New York in the 30's and 40's. I read her books to visit that time and place, as well as to read a well plotted detective story. ( )
  hedera | May 12, 2007 |
Quite a readable story, though the solution is a little too obvious ( )
  nholmes | Sep 24, 2006 |
Showing 5 of 5
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

No descriptions found.

No library descriptions found.

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
8 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.65)
0.5
1
1.5
2 2
2.5
3 6
3.5 2
4 6
4.5
5 4

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

You are using the new servers! | About | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 117,109,663 books! | Top bar: Always visible