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Murder as A Fine Art

Morrell, David

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Murder as A Fine Art
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"Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir, 'Confessions of an English Opium-Eater', is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London forty-three years earlier...Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives." --dust jacket.
Publisher: New York : Mulholland Books/Little, Brown and Co., 2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0316216798
9780316216791
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY MORRELL 2013
Characteristics: 358 p. ;,24 cm

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Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir, 'Confessions of an English Opium-Eater', is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London forty-three years earlier.


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I thoroughly enjoyed this Victorian English mystery!

Jun 11, 2014
  • Tentacle rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Corker read.

Nov 16, 2013
  • samsue rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Outstanding read. A Victorian mystery like none you've ever seen. Set in London 1854, you're right there with the fog, the smells, the dirt and the poverty. The characters are well crafted and there's a strong female who is as brilliant as the male investigators. Don't miss this one.

Oct 23, 2013
  • JimmyGman rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

I didn't realize that this would be a historical novel. Truly you will be swamped with the "facts" of living in London in 1854 (like why cops were called bobbies or peelers). The story was actually pretty good, much like a Sherlock Holmes mystery. But, at times these "facts" would consume the page and distract from the thread. Good, but not great. Still an enjoyable mystery.

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