The Resource A great deliverance, Elizabeth George

A great deliverance, Elizabeth George

Label
A great deliverance
Title
A great deliverance
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth George
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When a savage murder stuns the peaceful countryside of Scotland, Inspector Thomas Lynley is called in to solve the crime, but before he can do that he must find his way through the town's web of lies and secrets
Member of
Summary
Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers is getting a final chance for a promotion. Because of her abrasive personality, she's been unable to work with any of the detectives at Scotland Yard. Assigned to work with Inspector Thomas Lynley, whom she despises because of his privileged upbringing, the two head to Yorkshire to investigate the murder of a man by his daughter. She was found sitting by her decapitated father and would only say "I did it. And I'm not sorry", and she has refused to say another word. The townspeople believe she is innocent, and Lynley and Havers learn to work together as they solve the case. Readers who enjoy leisurely-paced, issue-oriented mysteries may also enjoy books by P.D. James and Martha Grimes. (Description by: Sue O'Brien) --
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Agatha Award for Best First Novel, 1989.
  • Anthony Award for Best First Novel, 1989.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
029409
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
George, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.E478
LC item number
G74 1988
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Inspector Lynley
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lynley, Thomas
  • Lynley, Thomas
  • Havers, Barbara (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Yorkshire (England)
  • Yorkshire (England)
  • Havers, Barbara (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • England
  • Mystery and detective stories
  • Yorkshire (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
A great deliverance, Elizabeth George
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocm17104258
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780553384796
Lccn
87047906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)17104258
Label
A great deliverance, Elizabeth George
Publication
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
ocm17104258
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
305 pages
Isbn
9780553384796
Lccn
87047906
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)17104258

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