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Charles Finch

Autor/a de A Beautiful Blue Death

29 obres 6,783 Membres 430 Ressenyes 18 preferits

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Obres de Charles Finch

A Beautiful Blue Death (2007) 1,529 exemplars, 114 ressenyes
The September Society (2008) 811 exemplars, 51 ressenyes
The Fleet Street Murders (2009) 626 exemplars, 26 ressenyes
A Stranger in Mayfair (2010) 478 exemplars, 18 ressenyes
A Burial at Sea (2011) 411 exemplars, 32 ressenyes
A Death in the Small Hours (2012) 381 exemplars, 28 ressenyes
The Woman in the Water (2018) 346 exemplars, 29 ressenyes
An Old Betrayal (2013) 314 exemplars, 24 ressenyes
The Laws of Murder (2014) 283 exemplars, 13 ressenyes
The Vanishing Man (2019) 270 exemplars, 18 ressenyes
Home by Nightfall (2015) 243 exemplars, 7 ressenyes
The Last Enchantments (2014) 209 exemplars, 11 ressenyes
An Extravagant Death (2021) 206 exemplars, 21 ressenyes
The Last Passenger (2020) 205 exemplars, 12 ressenyes
An East End Murder (2010) 111 exemplars, 6 ressenyes
What Just Happened: Notes on a Long Year (2021) 57 exemplars, 4 ressenyes
Gone Before Christmas (2017) 55 exemplars, 5 ressenyes
The Hidden City (2023) 2 exemplars
Where Sleeping Dogs Lie [1991 film] (1991) — Director — 1 exemplars

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Nom normalitzat
Finch, Charles
Data de naixement
1980
Gènere
male
Nacionalitat
USA
País (per posar en el mapa)
USA
Lloc de naixement
New York, New York, USA
Llocs de residència
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Educació
Phillips Academy
Yale University (BA)
University of Oxford (MA)
Relacions
Truitt, Anne (grandmother)
Premis i honors
Library Journal Best Books 2007
Agent
Elisabeth Weed

Membres

Ressenyes

A student has vanished from Oxford, Lennox’s alma mater, and Lenox is asked to find him.

Lady Annabelle Payson shows up at late hours on Lenox’s front step. She wants Lenox’s help. She tells him there is a dead cat in her son’s rooms at college. That is not the main reason for her request of help. Her son has disappeared and she wants Lenox to go with her to Oxford to find her son.

Lenox finds George Payson’s disappearance is tied to a group called The September Society. Payson’s father, the father’s military history and the father’s death some years back are also tied to the September Society. Lenox must find the common thread and untangle it in hopes of finding the boy…alive or dead.

The murdered cat and a card referring to The September Society are just two of the strange clues Lenox discovers and must translate to solve the mystery. The layers to this case and the assortment of characters along to the ties to the past kept me reading to the final solution.
… (més)
 
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ChazziFrazz | Hi ha 50 ressenyes més | May 2, 2024 |
this is alright. parts of it feel forced, parts of it feel like he's trying too hard to bring a modern sensibility to the time, parts of it feel fun. it's a little all over the place for me and i didn't like all of it but the mystery was alright. the writing was not my favorite part of it, for sure, though.

i do like that even though this is the first in the series, that this isn't his first case. they refer to other cases he's investigated, other suspects, other people he's used as help along the way. i like that it's as if we're starting a few books in, they even explain some of the details of previous cases sometimes, but there aren't earlier books. somehow this really worked for me.… (més)
 
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overlycriticalelisa | Hi ha 113 ressenyes més | Apr 13, 2024 |
Dickens fat boy shows up, as do Holmes & Mycroft. Story is adequate, though the extreme closeness of servants & employers strains credulity a bit. All in all, an ok read
 
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cspiwak | Hi ha 113 ressenyes més | Mar 6, 2024 |

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Estadístiques

Obres
29
Membres
6,783
Popularitat
#3,603
Valoració
½ 3.7
Ressenyes
430
ISBN
166
Llengües
1
Preferit
18

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