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The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher Or The Murder At Road Hill House - Kate Summerscale
The Suspicions Of Mr Whicher Or The Murder At Road Hill House
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Read but well kept. A beautiful piece of award winning crime writing, lucid, gripping and based on a true story. A masterpiece Victorian whodunnit. (fic)
Read but well kept. A beautiful piece of award winning crime writing, lucid, gripping and based on a true story. A masterpiece Victorian whodunnit. (fic)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780747596486 (0747596484)
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Pages no: 373
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
3.5 The Suspicions of Mr Whicher
On a summer's morning in 1860, the Kent family awakes in their elegant Wiltshire home to a terrible discovery; their youngest son has been brutally murdered. When celebrated detective Jack Whicher is summoned from Scotland Yard he faces the unenviable task of identifying the killer - when the grievi...
JLee22
JLee22 rated it
2.5 The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher
I was intrigued by the blurb. Read the preview on Scribd, liked it enough to pay a credit for it, whizzed through the first third - very interesting! Ohhhh, was it the governess? The parents? The step-siblings? An outside party with a grudge against the unlikable master of the house?! - and then slo...
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it
4.0 The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
[Reseña Pendiente]Tengo pasión por los detectives (y todo lo que esté remotamente relacionado con ellos.) No me voy a curar nunca.
Titus Bluth's Blatherings
Titus Bluth's Blatherings rated it
2.0 The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
The case isn't very interesting, the way it's set out makes it downright boring, and the writing is just monotonous.
MissEdithSpeaksOutOfTurn
MissEdithSpeaksOutOfTurn rated it
3.0 The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective
This is less the story of a murder than it is an examination of the public's relationship with detective stories both fictional and non. It's well researched, and pretty interesting if you're into that sort of thing, which I am.
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