Brunswick Gardens

by Perry, Anne.

Format: Large Print 1998
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
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CLP - Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians Large Print Books SSB FICTION Perry, A, CL 7836
Location  CLP - Library of Accessible Media for Pennsylvanians
 
Collection  Large Print Books
 
Call Number  SSB FICTION Perry, A, CL 7836
 
 
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Large Print LP F PER
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
 
Collection  Large Print
 
Call Number  LP F PER
 
 
Summary
Charles Darwin's revolutionary theory of evolution rocked the civilized world and outraged the Anglican Church. In a mansion in London's affluent Brunswick Gardens, the battle is intense as Reverend Ramsay Parmenter is boldly challenged by his assistant, Unity Bellwood. So when Unity, three months pregnant, tumbles down the Parmenter's staircase to her death, Thomas Pitt is convinced that one of the three devout men in the house has committed murder.
Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "The 18th case for turn-of-the-century London policeman Thomas Pitt offers Perry's guaranteed entertainment, although without the full depth of last year's Ashworth Hall. Now in command of the Bow Street station, Pitt is sent to the home of prominent vicar and scholar Ramsay Parmenter, where a young woman has died in a suspicious fall down the stairs. Unity Bellwood was as adept at irritating others as she was at her work of translating ancient texts with the reverend. Pitt faces the awkward possibility that the dead woman was pushed by Parmenter himself; by Parmenter's intense son, Mallory, who is annoying his Anglican father by studying to become a Catholic priest; or by Dominic Corde, a curate who lives in the house. Complicating issues is the fact that Dominic, the widowed husband of Pitt's wife Charlotte's dead sister, is an elegant former wastrel with whom Charlotte was once infatuated. As Pitt probes "all the little sins" of the household, he discovers secrets that several of his suspects have failed to confess about themselves and about Unity. Meanwhile Charlotte, drawn to visit Dominic, witnesses social interactions among the family group that her husband, in his official capacity, could not observe. Within this clearly drawn cast, the face of the villain begins to emerge even before Pitt is called in on a second death in the household and closes in on the crimes' solution. Author tour. (Apr.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved"
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Additional Information
Series Charlotte and Thomas Pitt mystery
Features Thomas and Charlotte Pitt, a police inspector and wife in Victorian London, England
#1 - The Cater Street hangman
#2 - Callander Square
#3 - Paragon Walk
#4 - Resurrection Row
#5 - Rutland Place
#6 - Bluegate Fields
#7 - Death in the Devil's Acre
#8 - Cardington Crescent
#9 - Silence in Hanover Close
#10 - Bethlehem Road
#11 - Highgate Rise
#12 - Belgrave Square
#13 - Farriers' Lane
#14 - The Hyde Park headsman
#15 - Traitor's Gate
#16 - Pentecost Alley
#17 - Ashworth Hall
#18 - Brunswick Gardens
#19 - Bedford Square
#20 - Half Moon Street
#21 - The Whitechapel conspiracy
#22 - Southampton Row
#23 - Seven dials
#24 - Long Spoon Lane
#25 - Buckingham Palace gardens
#26 - Treason at Lisson Grove
#27 - Dorchester terrace
#28 - Midnight at Marble Arch
#29 - Death on Blackheath
#30 - The Angel court affair
#31 - Treachery at Lancaster gate
#32 - Murder on the serpentine
Subjects Pitt, Charlotte (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Pitt, Thomas (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Women detectives -- England -- London -- Fiction.
Police spouses -- England -- London -- Fiction.
Police -- England -- London -- Fiction.
Large type books.
London (England) -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Publisher Thorndike, Me. :Thorndike Press,1998
Language English
Notes "Thorndike large print Basic series"--T.p. verso.
"A large print mystery"--Cover p. [4].
Description 656 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
ISBN 0786214643 (lg. print : U.S. : hc : alk. paper)
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