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A great deliverance, Elizabeth George

Label
A great deliverance
Title
A great deliverance
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth George
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers is getting a final chance for a promotion. Because of her abrasive personality, she's been unable to work with any of the detectives at Scotland Yard. Assigned to work with Inspector Thomas Lynley, whom she despises because of his privileged upbringing, the two head to Yorkshire to investigate the murder of a man by his daughter. She was found sitting by her decapitated father and would only say "I did it. And I'm not sorry", and she has refused to say another word. The townspeople believe she is innocent, and Lynley and Havers learn to work together as they solve the case. Readers who enjoy leisurely-paced, issue-oriented mysteries may also enjoy books by P.D. James and Martha Grimes. (Description by: Sue O'Brien) --
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Agatha Award for Best First Novel, 1989.
  • Anthony Award for Best First Novel, 1989.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
029409
Cataloging source
PABRO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
George, Elizabeth
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3557.E478
LC item number
G74 2007
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thomas Lynley mysteries
Series volume
0001
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  • Lynley, Thomas
  • Havers, Barbara (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Yorkshire (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
A great deliverance, Elizabeth George
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
413 p.
Isbn
9780553384796
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o123907620
  • (OCoLC)123907620
Label
A great deliverance, Elizabeth George
Publication
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
413 p.
Isbn
9780553384796
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o123907620
  • (OCoLC)123907620

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