The Resource The soldier's curse, Meg Keneally, Tom Keneally

The soldier's curse, Meg Keneally, Tom Keneally

Label
The soldier's curse
Title
The soldier's curse
Statement of responsibility
Meg Keneally, Tom Keneally
Title variation
soldiers curse
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fast-paced, witty and gripping historical crime series from Tom Keneally and his eldest daughter Meg. His position has certain advantages, such as being able to spend time in the Government House kitchen, being supplied with outstanding cups of tea by housekeeper Hannah Mulrooney, who, despite being illiterate, is his most intelligent companion. Not long after the commandant heads off in search of a rumoured river, his beautiful wife, Honora, falls ill with a sickness the doctor is unable to identify. When Honora dies, it becomes clear she has been slowly poisoned. Monsarrat and Mrs Mulrooney suspect the commandant's second-in-command, Captain Diamond, a cruel man who shares history with Honora. Then Diamond has Mrs Mulrooney arrested for the murder. Knowing his friend will hang if she is tried, Monsarrat knows he must find the real killer. And so begins The Monsarrat Series, a fast-paced, witty and gripping series from Tom Keneally and his eldest daughter, Meg
Member of
Summary
Gentleman convict Hugh Monsarrat is now the trusted clerk of the Port Macquarie Penal Settlement's Commandant, where he becomes friendly with housekeeper Hannah Mulrooney. With the Commandant away on an expedition, his beautiful young wife Honora dies, and it becomes clear she has been slowly poisoned. When Mrs Mulrooney is arrested for the murder, Monsarrat knows he must find the real killer or she will hang.
Theme
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10533605
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Keneally, Meg
Dewey number
  • 823.92
  • A823.4
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9619.4
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Keneally, Thomas
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Monsarrat novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Household employees
  • Murder suspects
  • Innocence (Law)
  • Poisoning
  • Criminals
  • Murder investigation
  • Penal colonies
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
Label
The soldier's curse, Meg Keneally, Tom Keneally
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-mtzpar9
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudocn926086626
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857989376
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
mtzpar9
Label
The soldier's curse, Meg Keneally, Tom Keneally
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-mtzpar9
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudocn926086626
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857989376
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
mtzpar9

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