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The alchemy of murder

Author: Carol McCleary
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paris 1889. The alchemist is how I've come to think of him; he has a passion for the dark side of knowledge, mixing murder and madness with science. Nellie Bly, reporter, feminist and amateur detective, is in Paris on the trail of an enigmatic killer.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carol McCleary
ISBN: 9780340978399 0340978392 9780340978412 0340978414
OCLC Number: 297800714
Description: x, 565 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Carol McCleary.

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With a feisty heroine at its heart, this novel is based on real-life character Nellie Bly, America's first female investigative reporter who became famous for her flamboyant style and her  Read more...

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'Packed with historical detail and humour' -- Elle 'Meet Nellie Bly, America's first female investigative reporter. She's feisty, funny, opinionated, persistent, and as tough as any male she meets. Read more...

 
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