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Bluegate Fields
Anne Perry

Inspector Thomas Pitt learns that a boy, clearly from the upper classes, has been found in the filthy dewers of Bluegate Fields, o... Lire la suite
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Inspector Thomas Pitt learns that a boy, clearly from the upper classes, has been found in the filthy dewers of Bluegate Fields, one of London's most dangerous slums. And the boy had been violated before he was murdered. The boy's family refuses to answer the police's questions, and the inspector begins to wonder what secrets it is trying to hide.

#8220;The period detail remains fascinating, and [Perry’s] grasp of Victorian character and conscience still astonishes.”—Cleveland Plain Dealer

“Perry is a forceful plotter and a consistently polished writer.”—Seattle Weekly

“Perry is [a] master of crime fiction.”—Baltimore Sun


“When it comes to the Victorian mystery, Anne Perry has proved that nobody does it better.”—San Diego Union-Tribune

“Murder fans who prefer their crimes with a touch of class should heat some scones and nestle back for the afternoon.”—Atlanta Journal-Constitution



Auteur
Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch, and the William Monk novels, including Blood on the Water and Blind Justice. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as twelve holiday novels, most recently A New York Christmas, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne Perry lives in Los Angeles and Scotland.

Texte du rabat

When an upper-class boy is found violated and dead in London's most dangerous slums, Inspector Pitt is shocked. But when the Waybournes, the boy's family, refuse to answer the police's questions, Inspector Pitt begins to wonder what secrets they were trying to hide. His wife and helpmeet, Charlotte, is determined to find out--even it if means tearing down the facades of an oh-so-proper family....
"The period detail remains fascinating, and [Perry's] grasp of Victorian character and conscience still astonishes."
THE CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER

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Résumé
Inspector Thomas Pitt is shocked. The body of a boy, clearly from the upper classes, has been found in the filthy sewers of Bluegate Fields, one of London’s most dangerous slums. What’s more, the unfortunate boy had been violated before he was murdered. So vile a case is hardly a topic for drawing-room conversation.

But when the Waybournes, the boy’s family, refuse to answer the police’s questions, Inspector Pitt begins to wonder what secrets they are trying to hide. Pitt’s wife and helpmeet, Charlotte, is determined to find out–even if it means tearing down the façades of an oh-so-proper family.

Détails sur le produit

Titre: Bluegate Fields
Sous-titre: A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel
Auteur: Anne Perry
Code EAN: 9780345514011
ISBN: 978-0-345-51401-1
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Random House N.Y.
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 304
Poids: 273g
Taille: H203mm x B137mm x T27mm
Année: 2009

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