The Resource Bryant & May and the burning man, Christopher Fowler

Bryant & May and the burning man, Christopher Fowler

Label
Bryant & May and the burning man
Title
Bryant & May and the burning man
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Fowler
Title variation
Bryant and May and the burning man
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"No case is too curious for Arthur Bryant and John May, London s most ingenious detectives. But with their beloved city engulfed in turmoil, they ll have to work fast to hold a sinister killer s feet to the fire. In the week before Guy Fawkes Night, London s peaceful streets break out in sudden unrest. Enraged by a scandal involving a corrupt financier accused of insider trading, demonstrators are rioting outside the Findersbury Private Bank, chanting, marching, and growing violent. But when someone hurls a Molotov cocktail at the bank s front door, killing a homeless man on its steps, Bryant, May, and the rest of the Peculiar Crimes Unit team are called in. Is this an act of protest gone terribly wrong? Or a devious, premeditated murder? Their investigation heats up when a second victim is reported dead in similar fiery circumstances. May discovers the latest victim has ties to the troubled bank, and Bryant refuses to believe this is mere coincidence. As the riots grow more intense and the body count climbs, Bryant and May hunt for a killer who s adopting incendiary methods of execution, on a snaking trail of clues with roots in London s history of rebellion, anarchy, and harsh justice. Now, they ll have to throw themselves in the line of fire before the entire investigation goes up in smoke."--
Member of
Summary
Convinced that a series of violent incidents are related in the weeks leading up to Guy Fawkes Day, Detective Arthur Bryant, confined to bed after surgery, solves ten cold cases with disturbing links to current events
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Amazon.com
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10401597
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fowler, Christopher
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Peculiar crimes unit mysteries
Series volume
0012
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bryant, Arthur (Fictitious character)
  • May, John (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Murder
  • London (England)
  • England
  • Bryant, Arthur (Fictitious character)
  • May, John (Fictitious character)
  • Murder
  • Police
  • England
  • England
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a peculiar crimes unit mystery
Label
Bryant & May and the burning man, Christopher Fowler
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Publication
Copyright
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
ocn899073423
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9780345547682
Lccn
2014049073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)899073423
Label
Bryant & May and the burning man, Christopher Fowler
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn899073423
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
399 pages
Isbn
9780345547682
Lccn
2014049073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)899073423

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