Wessex in Fiction: The September Society

The September Society is the second in a series of novels by American author Charles Finch (b1980) featuring his Victorian detective Charles Lenox. In this story, the London-based but Oxford-educated Lenox returns to his alma mater, Lincoln College, to investigate the disappearance of a student. When the student is found garotted, Lenox suspects the involvement of a secretive student society, the September Society.

Finch keeps the twists and turns coming, and Lenox appears to be a popular character, having starred in a further 13 novels after this one. The latest, The Hidden City, is due out on the 7th of May.

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