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No man's nightingale, Ruth Rendell

Label
No man's nightingale
Title
No man's nightingale
Statement of responsibility
Ruth Rendell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A female Vicar named Sarah Hussein is discovered strangled in her Kingsmarkham Vicarage. The gossipy cleaning woman who discovers her body, Maxine, happens to also be in the employ of retired Chief Inspector Wexford and his wife. When detective inspector Mike Burden calls him, Wexford, intrigued by the unusual circumstances of the murder, leaps at the chance to tag along with the investigators. A single-mother to a teenage girl, Hussein was a woman working in a male-dominated profession. Moreover, she was of mixed race and working to modernize the church. Could racism or sexism played a factor in her murder? As he searches the Vicar's house with Buren, Wexford sees a book on her bedside table. Inside the book is a letter serving as a bookmark. Without thinking much, Wexford puts it into his pocket, Wexford soon realizes he has made a grave error - the former policeman has taken away a piece of valuable evidence without telling anybody. What he finds inside begins to illuminate the murky past of Hussein. Is there more to her than meets the eye? No Man's Nightingale is the captivating twenty-fourth installment in Rendell's masterful Wexford series, which has been delighting readers for almost half a century"--
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1930-2015
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Rendell, Ruth
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6068.E63
LC item number
N5 2013
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
An Inspector Wexford novel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wexford, Inspector (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Sussex (England)
  • FICTION / General
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / General
  • FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Traditional British
Label
No man's nightingale, Ruth Rendell
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/1247/483/9781476744483/image/lgcover.9781476744483.jpg
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1431760
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781476747132
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013020075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1431760
  • (Sirsi) 1431760
  • (OCoLC)830352332
Label
No man's nightingale, Ruth Rendell
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/1247/483/9781476744483/image/lgcover.9781476744483.jpg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1431760
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781476747132
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013020075
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1431760
  • (Sirsi) 1431760
  • (OCoLC)830352332

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