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The Resource The devil's detective : a novel, Simon Kurt Unsworth

The devil's detective : a novel, Simon Kurt Unsworth

Label
The devil's detective : a novel
Title
The devil's detective
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Simon Kurt Unsworth
Title variation
Devils detective
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thomas Fool is an Information Man, an investigator tasked with cataloging and filing reports on the endless stream of violence and brutality that flows through Hell. His job holds no reward or satisfaction, because Hell has rules but no justice. Each new crime is stamped "Do Not Investigate" and dutifully filed away in the depths of the Bureaucracy. But when an important political delegation arrives and a human is found murdered in a horrific manner--extravagant even by Hell's standards--everything changes. The murders escalate, and their severity points to the kind of killer not seen for many generations. Something is challenging the rules and order of Hell, so the Bureaucracy sends Fool to identify and track down the killer. . . . But how do you investigate murder in a place where death is common currency? Or when your main suspect pool is a legion of demons? With no memory of his past and only an irresistible need for justice, Fool will piece together clues and follow a trail that leads directly into the heart of a dark and chaotic conspiracy. A revolution is brewing in Hell . . . and nothing is what it seems
Member of
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10390029
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Unsworth, Simon Kurt
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thomas Fool novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Private investigators
  • FICTION / Horror
  • FICTION / Crime
  • FICTION / Occult & Supernatural
  • Private investigators
Label
The devil's detective : a novel, Simon Kurt Unsworth
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
1064356
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780385539340
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014012828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385539340
  • (OCoLC)881387334
Label
The devil's detective : a novel, Simon Kurt Unsworth
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
1064356
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9780385539340
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014012828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385539340
  • (OCoLC)881387334

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