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The Resource Before the poison : a novel, Peter Robinson

Before the poison : a novel, Peter Robinson

Label
Before the poison : a novel
Title
Before the poison
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Peter Robinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through the years of success in Hollywood composing music for the world's most lauded films, Chris always promised his wife they would return to the Yorkshire Dales one day. Now, after his wife's death, Chris feels he must not forget his promise. Back in the Dales, he rents an isolated house that will allow him the space to come to terms with his grief and the quiet to allow him to compose his piano sonata. But when he finds that the house was the scene of a murder in the 1950s, and that the convicted murderer was one of the last women hanged in England, he finds himself increasingly distracted by the events of sixty years
Summary
Chris, a film composer and widower, returns to the Yorkshire Dales to grieve his wife and write his piano sonata. He soon finds himself distracted, though, when he discovers that a murder was committed in his rented house by a woman who was one of the last women hanged in England.
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel, 2012.
  • Dilys Award, 2013.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10015169
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Robinson, Peter
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6068.O1964
LC item number
B44 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Banks, Alan (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Murder
  • Composers
  • Widowers
  • Guilt
  • Euthanasia
  • Yorkshire Dales (England)
  • Yorkshire (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Before the poison : a novel, Peter Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780062004796
Lccn
2011015538
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn716070035
  • (OCoLC)716070035
  • 209481
Label
Before the poison : a novel, Peter Robinson
Publication
Note
Subtitle from cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
358 pages
Isbn
9780062004796
Lccn
2011015538
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn716070035
  • (OCoLC)716070035
  • 209481

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