The Art of Dying
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
Published: 7th Jan '21
The next in the series of gripping historical crime novels from bestselling author Chris Brookmyre and consultant anaesthetist Dr Marisa Haetzman, set in nineteenth-century Edinburgh
‘Parry’s Victorian Edinburgh comes vividly alive – and it’s a world of pain’ Val McDermid’Brilliantly conceived, fiendishly plotted’ Mick HerronSHORTLISTED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2020Edinburgh, 1849. Hordes of patients are dying all across the city, with doctors finding their remedies powerless. And a whispering campaign seeks to paint Dr James Simpson, pioneer of medical chloroform, as a murderer.Determined to clear Simpson’s name, his protege Will Raven and former housemaid Sarah Fisher must plunge into Edinburgh’s deadliest streets and find out who or what is behind the deaths. Soon they discover that the cause of the deaths has evaded detection purely because it is so unthinkable.
|Dimensions||23 × 129 × 198 mm|