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The Resource The suspicions of Mr. Whicher : a shocking murder and the undoing of a great Victorian detective, Kate Summerscale

The suspicions of Mr. Whicher : a shocking murder and the undoing of a great Victorian detective, Kate Summerscale

Label
The suspicions of Mr. Whicher : a shocking murder and the undoing of a great Victorian detective
Title
The suspicions of Mr. Whicher
Title remainder
a shocking murder and the undoing of a great Victorian detective
Statement of responsibility
Kate Summerscale
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In June of 1860 three-year-old Saville Kent was found at the bottom of an outdoor privy with his throat slit. The crime horrified all England and led to a national obsession with detection, ironically destroying, in the process, the career of perhaps the greatest detective in the land
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Summerscale, Kate
Dewey number
364.152/3094231
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV7911.W426
LC item number
S86 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Whicher, Jonathan
  • Detectives
  • True crime
  • Murder
Label
The suspicions of Mr. Whicher : a shocking murder and the undoing of a great Victorian detective, Kate Summerscale
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-347) and index
Contents
To see what we have got to see -- The horror and amazement -- Shall not God search this out? -- A man of mystery -- Every clue seems cut off -- Something in her dark cheek -- Shape-shifters -- All tight shut up -- I know you -- To look at a star by glances -- What games goes on -- Detective-fever -- A general putting of this and that together by the wrong end -- Women! Hold your tongues! -- Like a crave -- Better she be mad -- My love turned -- Surely our real detective liveth -- Fairy-lands of fact -- The music of the scythe on the lawn outside
Control code
ocn191090228
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxiii, 360 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802715357
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008000247
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)191090228
Label
The suspicions of Mr. Whicher : a shocking murder and the undoing of a great Victorian detective, Kate Summerscale
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [343]-347) and index
Contents
To see what we have got to see -- The horror and amazement -- Shall not God search this out? -- A man of mystery -- Every clue seems cut off -- Something in her dark cheek -- Shape-shifters -- All tight shut up -- I know you -- To look at a star by glances -- What games goes on -- Detective-fever -- A general putting of this and that together by the wrong end -- Women! Hold your tongues! -- Like a crave -- Better she be mad -- My love turned -- Surely our real detective liveth -- Fairy-lands of fact -- The music of the scythe on the lawn outside
Control code
ocn191090228
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xxiii, 360 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780802715357
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008000247
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)191090228

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