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Inspector of the Dead - David Morrell
Inspector of the Dead
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Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his Confessions of an Opium-Eater, confronts London's harrowing streets to thwart the assassination of Queen Victoria.The year is 1855. The Crimean War is raging. The incompetence of British commanders causes the fall of the English government. The Empire... show more
Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his Confessions of an Opium-Eater, confronts London's harrowing streets to thwart the assassination of Queen Victoria.The year is 1855. The Crimean War is raging. The incompetence of British commanders causes the fall of the English government. The Empire teeters.Amid this crisis comes opium-eater Thomas De Quincey, one of the most notorious
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316323932 (0316323934)
ASIN: 316323934
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Category:
Mystery
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Chris' Eclectic Book Reviews
Chris' Eclectic Book Reviews rated it
5.0
My favorite historical mystery series and it keeps getting better. Seriously, this series demonstrates how a historical mystery should be done. You drop down a rabbit hole and wander around in the damp dangerous world of Victorian England. The amount of research Mr. Morrell must have done is stagger...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
5.0 Inspector of the Dead
Wow, this was a great story! I really liked the surprise twist at the end. I wasn't expecting that. Morrell really introduces alot of issues in his story from women's freedom of movement, racial prejudice against Irish, difficulties of the poor, Britain's struggle with war, contamination of clothes ...
100 Pages A Day...Stephanie's Book Reviews
100 Pages A Day...Stephanie's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Inspector of the Dead
In Victorian England, during the intensity of the Crimean War, a man is killing off upper class members of British Society one by one. Set on revenge to right a wrong from long ago, the killer is performing these deeds in outlandish and garish ways. At each murder scene he leaves the name of a man...
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