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The Resource Murder as a fine art, David Morrell

Murder as a fine art, David Morrell

Label
Murder as a fine art
Title
Murder as a fine art
Statement of responsibility
David Morrell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After a series of grisly London murders are found to be imitative of Thomas De Quincy's true-crime essay, the writer and opium addict becomes the main suspect and must enlist the help of his daughter to clear his name
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Summary
Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London forty-three years earlier. Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives.
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books 2013
  • RUSA Reading List, 2014.
  • Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award, 2014.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10176801
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morrell, David
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9199.3.M65
LC item number
M87 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thomas De Quincey mysteries
Series volume
1]
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • De Quincey, Thomas
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Serial murderers
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Murder as a fine art, David Morrell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Series numeration from goodreads.com
Contents
  • The separate system
  • In the realm of shadows
  • The dark interpreter
  • The education of an artist
  • The inquisition
  • The woman of sorrows
  • An effigy in wax
  • A sigh from the depths
  • Afterword: adventures with the opium-eater
  • The artist of death
  • The man who concealed his red hair
  • The opium-eater
  • "Among us are monsters"
  • The sublimity of murder -
  • The patron of gravediggers
  • A garden of pleasures
  • The year of revolution
Control code
19938595
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780316216791
Lccn
2012020034
System control number
  • (DLC)BK0011923084
  • (OCoLC)ocn794228002
  • (OCoLC)794228002
Label
Murder as a fine art, David Morrell
Publication
Note
Series numeration from goodreads.com
Contents
  • The separate system
  • In the realm of shadows
  • The dark interpreter
  • The education of an artist
  • The inquisition
  • The woman of sorrows
  • An effigy in wax
  • A sigh from the depths
  • Afterword: adventures with the opium-eater
  • The artist of death
  • The man who concealed his red hair
  • The opium-eater
  • "Among us are monsters"
  • The sublimity of murder -
  • The patron of gravediggers
  • A garden of pleasures
  • The year of revolution
Control code
19938595
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780316216791
Lccn
2012020034
System control number
  • (DLC)BK0011923084
  • (OCoLC)ocn794228002
  • (OCoLC)794228002

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