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The word is murder : a novel, Anthony Horowitz

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The word is murder : a novel
Title
The word is murder
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anthony Horowitz
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
New York Times bestselling author of Magpie Murders and Moriarty, Anthony Horowitz has yet again brilliantly reinvented the classic crime novel, this time writing a fictional version of himself as the Watson to a modern-day Holmes. One bright spring morning in London, Diana Cowper {u2013} the wealthy mother of a famous actor - enters a funeral parlor. She is there to plan her own service. Six hours later she is found dead, strangled with a curtain cord in her own home. Enter disgraced police detective Daniel Hawthorne, a brilliant, eccentric investigator who{u2019}s as quick with an insult as he is to crack a case. Hawthorne needs a ghost writer to document his life; a Watson to his Holmes. He chooses Anthony Horowitz. Drawn in against his will, Horowitz soon finds himself a the center of a story he cannot control. Hawthorne is brusque, temperamental and annoying but even so his latest case with its many twists and turns proves irresistible. The writer and the detective form an unusual partnership. At the same time, it soon becomes clear that Hawthorne is hiding some dark secrets of his own. A masterful and tricky mystery that springs many surprises, The Word is Murder is Anthony Horowitz at his very best
Cataloging source
GK8
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Adult
Intended audience source
Brodart
Literary form
fiction
Label
The word is murder : a novel, Anthony Horowitz
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Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 2017 by Penguin Random House UK"--Title page verso
  • "Larger print"--[Page 4] of cover
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
sky2ocm93199145
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
460 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062845863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The word is murder : a novel, Anthony Horowitz
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in Great Britain in 2017 by Penguin Random House UK"--Title page verso
  • "Larger print"--[Page 4] of cover
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
sky2ocm93199145
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First HarperLuxe edition.
Extent
460 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780062845863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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