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The Resource Ruler of the night, David Morrell

Ruler of the night, David Morrell

Label
Ruler of the night
Title
Ruler of the night
Statement of responsibility
David Morrell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Opium addict Thomas De Quincey and his irrepressible daughter Emily investigate the strangling of a lawyer in what is the first murder on an English train, and they uncover a dangerous secret that reaches the highest levels of British society
  • 1855. The railway has irrevocably altered English society: a whole day's journey can now be covered in a matter of hours. This brings freedom-- and danger. When a gentleman is stabbed to death in a locked first-class passenger compartment, the crime paralyzes London. In the next compartment, Thomas De Quincey and his daughter, Emily, discover the homicide in a most gruesome manner. They join forces with their allies in Scotland Yard, Detective Ryan and his partner-in-training, Becker, to pursue the killer. Ultimately, De Quincey must confront two ruthless adversaries: this terrifying enemy, and his own opium addiction which endangers his life and his tormented soul
Member of
Summary
A conclusion to the popular Victorian mystery trilogy finds brilliant opium-eater Thomas De Quincey and his irrepressible daughter, Emily, confronting their most ruthless adversary with the assistance of period royals and Scotland Yard detectives Ryan and Becker
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10539795
Cataloging source
FO7
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
Thomas De Quincey mysteries
Series volume
0003
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  • De Quincey, Thomas
  • Fathers and daughters
  • London (England)
  • Murder
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Historical
Target audience
adult
Label
Ruler of the night, David Morrell
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel to: Inspector of the dead
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
ocn961829555
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780316307901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961829555
Label
Ruler of the night, David Morrell
Publication
Note
Sequel to: Inspector of the dead
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
ocn961829555
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9780316307901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)961829555

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