Coverart for item
The Resource No man's nightingale : an Inspector Wexford novel, Ruth Rendell

No man's nightingale : an Inspector Wexford novel, Ruth Rendell

Label
No man's nightingale : an Inspector Wexford novel
Title
No man's nightingale
Title remainder
an Inspector Wexford novel
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Rendell
Title variation
No mans nightingale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A female Vicar named Sarah Hussein is discovered strangled in her Kingsmarkham Vicarage. The gossipy cleaning woman who discovers her body, Maxine, happens to also be in the employ of retired Chief Inspector Wexford and his wife. When detective inspector Mike Burden calls him, Wexford, intrigued by the unusual circumstances of the murder, leaps at the chance to tag along with the investigators. A single-mother to a teenage girl, Hussein was a woman working in a male-dominated profession. Moreover, she was of mixed race and working to modernize the church. Could racism or sexism played a factor in her murder? As he searches the Vicar's house with Buren, Wexford sees a book on her bedside table. Inside the book is a letter serving as a bookmark. Without thinking much, Wexford puts it into his pocket, Wexford soon realizes he has made a grave error - the former policeman has taken away a piece of valuable evidence without telling anybody. What he finds inside begins to illuminate the murky past of Hussein. Is there more to her than meets the eye? No Man's Nightingale is the captivating twenty-fourth installment in Rendell's masterful Wexford series, which has been delighting readers for almost half a century"--
Member of
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10221819
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-2015
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rendell, Ruth
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
An Inspector Wexford novel
Series volume
0024
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wexford, Inspector (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Police
  • Wexford, Inspector (Fictitious character)
  • Sussex (England)
  • England
Label
No man's nightingale : an Inspector Wexford novel, Ruth Rendell
Instantiates
Publication
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
984877
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781476744483
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013020075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476744483
  • (OCoLC)830352332
Label
No man's nightingale : an Inspector Wexford novel, Ruth Rendell
Publication
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
984877
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781476744483
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013020075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781476744483
  • (OCoLC)830352332

Library Locations

    • Central LibraryBorrow it
      710 W. Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX, 78701, US
      30.2713021 -97.7460168
    • Howson BranchBorrow it
      2500 Exposition Blvd., Austin, TX, 78703, US
      30.2982508 -97.7675915
    • Old Quarry BranchBorrow it
      7051 Village Center Dr., Austin, TX, 78731, US
      30.3529975 -97.7551561
    • Pleasant Hill BranchBorrow it
      211 E. William Cannon Blvd., Austin, TX, 78745, US
      30.1922461 -97.7771661
    • Yarborough BranchBorrow it
      2200 Hancock Dr., Austin, TX, 78756, US
      30.3234684 -97.74072129999999
Processing Feedback ...