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A June of ordinary murders, Conor Brady

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A June of ordinary murders
Title
A June of ordinary murders
Statement of responsibility
Conor Brady
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Language
eng
Summary
"A thrilling, beautifully written mystery debut that brings 1880s Dublin vividly, passionately to life, from the former editor of The Irish Times This captivating, expertly crafted mystery debut captures the life and essence of Victorian Dublin and draws the reader on a gripping journey of murder and intrigue. In the 1880s the Dublin Metropolitan Police classified crime in two distinct classes. Political crimes were classed as "special," whereas theft, robbery and even murder, no matter how terrible, were known as "ordinary." Dublin, June 1887: The city swelters in a long summer heatwave, the criminal underworld simmers, and with it, the threat of nationalist violence is growing. Meanwhile, the Castle administration hopes the celebration of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee will pass peacefully. Then, the mutilated bodies of a man and a child are discovered in Phoenix Park and Detective Sergeant Joe Swallow steps up to investigate. Cynical and tired, Swallow is a man living on past successes in need of a win. With the Land War at its height, the priority is to contain special crime, and these murders appear to be ordinary--thus of lesser priority. But when the evidence suggests high-level involvement, and the body count increases, Swallow must navigate the treacherous waters of foolish superiors, political directives, and frayed tempers to solve the case, find the true murderer, and deliver justice. "--
Member of
Summary
Detective Sergeant Joe Swallow investigates after two mutilated bodies turn up in Dublin's Phoenix Park, threatening to disrupt the celebration of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee and as the body count increases, evidence begins to suggest high-level involvement in the crimes
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10411860
Cataloging source
DLC
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Brady, Conor
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Joe Swallow mysteries
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Murder
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical
  • Manners and customs
  • Murder
  • Police
  • Political science
  • Ireland
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
Label
A June of ordinary murders, Conor Brady
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Publication
Note
  • "A Thomas Dunne Book."
  • "First published in Great Britain by New Island Books."
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn894491771
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781250057563
Lccn
2014042137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)894491771
Label
A June of ordinary murders, Conor Brady
Publication
Note
  • "A Thomas Dunne Book."
  • "First published in Great Britain by New Island Books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn894491771
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Isbn
9781250057563
Lccn
2014042137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)894491771

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