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The Resource A lady in shadows : a Madeleine Karno mystery, Lene Kaaberbøl ; translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard

A lady in shadows : a Madeleine Karno mystery, Lene Kaaberbøl ; translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard

Label
A lady in shadows : a Madeleine Karno mystery
Title
A lady in shadows
Title remainder
a Madeleine Karno mystery
Statement of responsibility
Lene Kaaberbøl ; translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard
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Language
  • eng
  • dan
  • eng
Summary
"On June 2nd, 1894, in the wake of President Marie Francois Sadi Carnot's assassination, France descends into chaos and riots in the streets of Varbourg. Many lives are lost in the mayhem, but when one lady of the night is found murdered with brutal incisions and no sign of a struggle, it is clear something is amiss. Madeleine Karno, the tenacious protagonist from Doctor Death, must ask herself the terrifying question: Do they have their very own Jack the Ripper in France? Madeleine is no stranger to cases such as this. Though she is a woman in forensic pathology (a career that is considered unseemly even for a man), her recent work with a string of mysterious deaths has earned her some semblance of respect--she has even become the first female student to gain admission to the University of Varbourg. But there's only so much her physiology courses can do to help her uncover the mysteries of a mad scientist's brutal murders. Madeleine must do whatever it takes--investigate the darkest corners of the city and even work under cover--to track down a murderer at large. But if there's one thing the press has right about "Mademoiselle Death," it's this: it takes a woman to find a killer of women"--
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Summary
"Lene Kaaberbol returns with her beloved protagonist Madeleine Karno--an ambitious young woman who shatters the confines of nineteenth century France as she struggles to become the first female forensic pathologist and hunt down what appears to be a Jack the Ripper copycat."--Provided by publisher
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10597629
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DLC
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Kaaberbøl, Lene
Dewey number
839.8138
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Danish
LC call number
PT8177.21.A24
LC item number
L49 2017
Literary form
fiction
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Dyssegaard, Elisabeth Kallick
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True
Series statement
Madeleine Karno mystery
Series volume
[2]
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  • Women forensic pathologists
  • Homicide investigation
  • Prostitutes
  • France
Target audience
general
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a Madeleine Karno mystery
Label
A lady in shadows : a Madeleine Karno mystery, Lene Kaaberbøl ; translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard
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volume
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  • nc
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Atria paperback edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781476731421
Lccn
2017027810
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)992120062
Label
A lady in shadows : a Madeleine Karno mystery, Lene Kaaberbøl ; translated by Elisabeth Dyssegaard
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First Atria paperback edition.
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781476731421
Lccn
2017027810
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)992120062

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