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The Resource A rustle of silk : a Gabriel Taverner mystery, Alys Clare

A rustle of silk : a Gabriel Taverner mystery, Alys Clare

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A rustle of silk : a Gabriel Taverner mystery
Title
A rustle of silk
Title remainder
a Gabriel Taverner mystery
Statement of responsibility
Alys Clare
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Surgeon Gabriel Taverner finds it difficult to gain the locals' trust as he attempts to reestablish himself as a country physician in rural Devon, England. A series of disturbing incidents convinces him that at least one person does not welcome his presence. Called out to examine a partially decomposed body found beside the river, Gabriel discovers that he has a personal connection to the dead man. Teaming up with Coroner Theophilus Davey to find out how the man died, Gabriel uncovers some darker aspects of the lucrative silk trade which operates from nearby Plymouth. The more he finds out, the more apparent it becomes that the people closest to him have been keeping secrets
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1603. Former ship’s surgeon Gabriel Taverner is trying to re-establish himself as a physician in rural Devon. But it’s not easy to gain the locals’ trust, and several disturbing incidents convince him that at least one person does not welcome him. When he's called out to examine a body, he starts to uncover some darker aspects of the silk trade
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10545598
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
A Gabriel Taverner mystery
Series volume
0001
Target audience
adult
Label
A rustle of silk : a Gabriel Taverner mystery, Alys Clare
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Publication
Note
"First world edition published 2016"--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
Control code
5831407
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First world edition.
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780727886569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn951763000
  • (OCoLC)951763000
Label
A rustle of silk : a Gabriel Taverner mystery, Alys Clare
Publication
Note
"First world edition published 2016"--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
Control code
5831407
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First world edition.
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780727886569
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn951763000
  • (OCoLC)951763000

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