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Title Murder as a fine art / David Morrell.
Author Morrell, David, 1943-
Summary "GASLIT LONDON IS BROUGHT TO ITS KNEES IN DAVID MORRELL'S BRILLIANT HISTORICAL THRILLER. 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. The blueprint for the killings seems to be De Quincey's essay "On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts." 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. In Murder as a Fine Art, David Morrell plucks De Quincey, Victorian London, and the Ratcliffe Highway murders from history. Fogbound streets become a battleground between a literary star and a brilliant murderer, whose lives are linked by secrets long buried but never forgotten." --


Location Call # Status
 Castlewood Mystery Fiction  MF MORRELL  DUE 05-09-18
 Koelbel Mystery Fiction  MF MORRELL  ON SHELF
 Smoky Hill Mystery Fiction  MF MORRELL  ON SHELF
 Southglenn Mystery Fiction  MF MORRELL  ON SHELF
Publisher New York : Mulholland Books, 2013.
Edition 1st ed.
Description 358 p. ; 25 cm.
Subject De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859 -- Fiction.
Fathers and daughters -- Fiction.
Serial murderers -- Fiction.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
SERIES Thomas and Emily De Quincey mysteries
Series Morrell, David, 1943- Thomas and Emily De Quincey mysteries ; bk 1.
ISBN 9780316216791