The Resource The body in the castle well, Martin Walker

The body in the castle well, Martin Walker

Label
The body in the castle well
Title
The body in the castle well
Statement of responsibility
Martin Walker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Claudia, a young American, turns up dead in the courtyard of an ancient castle in Bruno's jurisdiction, her death is assumed to be an accident related to opioid use. But her doctor persuades Bruno that things may not be so simple. Thus begins an investigation that leads Bruno to Monsieur de Bourdeille, the scholar with whom the girl had been studying, and then through that man's past. He is a renowned art historian who became extraordinarily wealthy through the sale of paintings that may have been falsely attributed--or so Claudia suggested shortly before her death. In his younger days, Bourdeille had aided the Resistance and been arrested by a Vichy policeman whose own life story also becomes inexorably entangled with the case. Also in the mix is a young falconer who works at the Château des Milandes, the former home of fabled jazz singer Josephine Baker. In the end, of course, Bruno will tie all the loose threads together and see that justice is served--along with a generous helping of his signature Périgordian cuisine.--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947 January 23-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walker, Martin
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6073.A413
LC item number
B66 2019
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
Bruno, Chief of Police novel
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Courrèges, Bruno
  • Police
  • Falconers
  • Students
  • Scholars
  • Americans
  • Art historians
  • Murder
  • Truthfulness and falsehood
  • France
Target audience
adult
Label
The body in the castle well, Martin Walker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
  • "Simutaneously published in hardcover in Great Britain by Quercus Publishing, PLC, London, in 2019"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780525519980
Lccn
2018039100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1050140896
  • (DLC) 2018039100
  • 1937536
  • 2018563
  • 2018563
Label
The body in the castle well, Martin Walker
Publication
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
  • "Simutaneously published in hardcover in Great Britain by Quercus Publishing, PLC, London, in 2019"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
333 pages
Isbn
9780525519980
Lccn
2018039100
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1050140896
  • (DLC) 2018039100
  • 1937536
  • 2018563
  • 2018563

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