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Abracadaver

Abracadaver( )
Author: Lovesey, Peter
Series title:A Sergeant Cribb Investigation Ser.
ISBN:978-1-56947-561-4
Publication Date:Jun 2009
Publisher:Soho Press, Incorporated
Imprint:Soho Crime
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

"Fine picture of period vice, good mystery plotting, and fun." --San Francisco Chronicle A sadistic practical joker is haunting the popular music halls of London, interfering with the actors and interrupting their acts by orchestrating humiliating disasters that take place in view of the audience. A trapeze artist misses her timing when the trapeze ropes are shortened. A comedian who invites the audience to sing along with him finds the words of his song...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Historical
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Police Procedural
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.05 x 7.5 x 0.63 Inches
Book Weight:0.638 Pounds
Author Biography
Lovesey, Peter (Author)
Peter Lovesey was born in Whitton, Middlesex in 1936. He was a teacher before becoming a full-time writer.

Lovesey's first mystery novel was Wobble to Death which introduced Victorian detective Sergeant Cribb. He later introduced Peter Diamond and Bertie in his novels to follow. He also writes under the pseudonym Peter Lear. His works have been translated into 22 languages and several of them were adapted for television and film.

Lovesey's works have earned him numerous awards. He is a three time winner of the CWA Silver Dagger. He also won the CWA Gold Dagger in 1982 and the 2000 CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger Award in recognition of his career in mystery writing. He is the recipient of the Anthony Award, McAvity Award, Ellery Queen Readers' Award and the Mystery Writers of America Golden Mysteries Short Story Prize. Internationally, he has won the Grand Prix de littérature Policiére and the Prix du Roman d'Adventures.

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