The Resource Bryant & May : wild chamber, Christopher Fowler

Bryant & May : wild chamber, Christopher Fowler

Label
Bryant & May : wild chamber
Title
Bryant & May
Title remainder
wild chamber
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Fowler
Title variation
  • Bryant and May
  • Wild chamber
Title variation remainder
wild chamber
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Detectives Arthur Bryant and John May are back on the case in this whip-smart and wildly twisting mystery, in which a killer in London's parks is proving to be a most elusive quarry. Helen Forester's day starts like any other: Around seven in the morning, she takes her West Highland terrier for a walk in her street's private garden. But by 7:20 she is dead, strangled yet peacefully laid out on the path, her dog nowhere to be found. The only other person in the locked space is the gardener, who finds the body and calls the police. He expects proper cops to arrive, but what he gets are Bryant, May, and the wily members of the Peculiar Crimes Unit. Before the detectives can make any headway on the case, a second woman is discovered in a public park, murdered in nearly identical fashion. Bryant, recovering from a health scare, delves into the arcane history of London's cherished green spaces, rife with class drama, violence, and illicit passions. But as a devious killer continues to strike, Bryant and May struggle to connect the clues, not quite seeing the forest for the trees. Now they have to think and act fast to save innocent lives, the fate of the city's parks, and the very existence of the PCU. An irresistibly witty, inventive blend of history and suspense, Bryant & May: Wild Chamber is Christopher Fowler in classic form
Member of
Summary
Octogenarian detectives Arthur Bryant and John May investigate the baffling case of a girl and a dog who vanish into thin air from London's Regent Park on an early summer morning
Theme
Storyline
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10597570
Cataloging source
BT
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Fowler, Christopher
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Bryant and May mysteries
Series volume
0014
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bryant, Arthur
  • May, John (Fictitious character)
  • Police
Target audience
adult
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wild chamber
Label
Bryant & May : wild chamber, Christopher Fowler
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
427 pages
Isbn
9781101887066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Bryant & May : wild chamber, Christopher Fowler
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
427 pages
Isbn
9781101887066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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