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The Resource Island of the mad : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King

Island of the mad : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King

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Island of the mad : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Title
Island of the mad
Title remainder
a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
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Laurie R. King
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eng
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"Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes untangle the slippery threads of insanity and deadly secrets as they investigate a disappearance in the New York Times bestselling series that Lee Child called "the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today." A June summer's evening, on the Sussex Downs, in 1925. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are strolling across their orchard when the telephone rings: an old friend's beloved aunt has failed to return following a supervised outing from Bedlam. After the previous few weeks--with a bloody murder, a terrible loss, and startling revelations about Holmes--Russell is feeling a bit unbalanced herself. The last thing she wants is to deal with the mad, and yet, she can't say no. The Lady Vivian Beaconsfield has spent most of her adult life in one asylum after another, yet she seemed to be improving--or at least, finding a point of balance in her madness. So why did she disappear? Did she take the family's jewels with her, or did someone else? The Bedlam nurse, perhaps? The trail leads Russell and Holmes through a lunatic asylum's stony halls to the warm Venice lagoon, where ethereal beauty is jarred by Mussolini's Blackshirts, where the gilded Lido set may be tempting a madwoman, and where Cole Porter sits at a piano, playing with ideas.."--
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"Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes untangle the slippery threads of insanity and deadly secrets as they investigate a disappearance in the New York Times bestselling series that Lee Child called "the most sustained feat of imagination in mystery fiction today." A June summer's evening, on the Sussex Downs, in 1925. Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes are strolling across their orchard when the telephone rings: an old friend's beloved aunt has failed to return following a supervised outing from Bedlam. After the previous few weeks--with a bloody murder, a terrible loss, and startling revelations about Holmes--Russell is feeling a bit unbalanced herself. The last thing she wants is to deal with the mad, and yet, she can't say no. The Lady Vivian Beaconsfield has spent most of her adult life in one asylum after another, yet she seemed to be improving--or at least, finding a point of balance in her madness. So why did she disappear? Did she take the family's jewels with her, or did someone else? The Bedlam nurse, perhaps? The trail leads Russell and Holmes through a lunatic asylum's stony halls to the warm Venice lagoon, where ethereal beauty is jarred by Mussolini's Blackshirts, where the gilded Lido set may be tempting a madwoman, and where Cole Porter sits ata piano, playing with ideas.."--
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10657635
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DLC
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813/.6
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no index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
PS3561.I4813
LC item number
I77 2018
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Series volume
[11]
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes
Label
Island of the mad : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Control code
6096204
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780804177962
Lccn
2018005044
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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(OCoLC)1004438053
Label
Island of the mad : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes, Laurie R. King
Publication
Copyright
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
6096204
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780804177962
Lccn
2018005044
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1004438053

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