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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thomas De Quincey, best known for his sensational memoir Confessions of an Opium Eater, is the prime suspect in a series of horrific murders that paralyze London. The killer seems to be imitating De Quincey's true-crime essay "On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts." Desperate to prevent more atrocities but crippled by addiction, De Quincey is aided by his brilliant daughter, Emily, and two determined Scotland Yard detectives
Member of
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
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print thriller
Series volume
0001
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
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780316216791
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2012020034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794228002
  • ocn794228002
  • OCoLC
Label
Murder as a fine art, David Morrell
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780316216791
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2012020034
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794228002
  • ocn794228002
  • OCoLC

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