skip to content
The Hellfire Club Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Hellfire Club

Author: Peter Straub
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
In Connecticut, a publisher's wife is taken hostage by a suspected killer making a getaway. The man, Dick Dart, was arrested as a suspect in the knifing death of four divorcees in their bedroom. He is intuitive and clever and Nora Chancel, who previously led the life of a bored housewife, can only stay alive by feeding his ego and outwitting him without seeming to do so. Over the next 10 days she grows in stature  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Straub, Peter, 1943-
Hellfire Club.
New York : Random House, ©1996
(OCoLC)605185539
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Straub
ISBN: 0679401377 9780679401377
OCLC Number: 32665714
Description: xiv, 462 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Peter Straub.
More information:

Abstract:

In Connecticut, a publisher's wife is taken hostage by a suspected killer making a getaway. The man, Dick Dart, was arrested as a suspect in the knifing death of four divorcees in their bedroom. He is intuitive and clever and Nora Chancel, who previously led the life of a bored housewife, can only stay alive by feeding his ego and outwitting him without seeming to do so. Over the next 10 days she grows in stature and courage. By the author of Ghost Story.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32665714> # The Hellfire Club
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "32665714" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> ; # New York
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20696014#Topic/publishers_and_publishing> ; # Publishers and publishing
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20696014#Topic/serial_murders> ; # Serial murders
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205688> ; # Connecticut.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20696014#Place/connecticut> ; # Connecticut
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/987322> ; # Kidnapping
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1083463> ; # Publishers and publishing
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1176618> ; # Women--Crimes against
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20696014#Topic/women_crimes_against> ; # Women--Crimes against
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/813.54/e20/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20696014#Topic/kidnapping> ; # Kidnapping
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1113115> ; # Serial murders
   schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/73860475> ; # Peter Straub
   schema:bookEdition "1st edition" ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "1996" ;
   schema:datePublished "1996" ;
   schema:description "In Connecticut, a publisher's wife is taken hostage by a suspected killer making a getaway. The man, Dick Dart, was arrested as a suspect in the knifing death of four divorcees in their bedroom. He is intuitive and clever and Nora Chancel, who previously led the life of a bored housewife, can only stay alive by feeding his ego and outwitting him without seeming to do so. Over the next 10 days she grows in stature and courage. By the author of Ghost Story."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/20696014> ;
   schema:genre "Mystery fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Detective and mystery fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/605185539> ;
   schema:name "The Hellfire Club"@en ;
   schema:productID "32665714" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/32665714#PublicationEvent/new_york_random_house_1996> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/20696014#Agent/random_house> ; # Random House
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780679401377> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/32665714> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_York_City> # New York
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "New York" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1083463> # Publishers and publishing
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Publishers and publishing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1113115> # Serial murders
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Serial murders"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1176618> # Women--Crimes against
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women--Crimes against"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1205688> # Connecticut.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Connecticut." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/987322> # Kidnapping
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Kidnapping"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/73860475> # Peter Straub
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1943" ;
   schema:familyName "Straub" ;
   schema:givenName "Peter" ;
   schema:name "Peter Straub" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780679401377>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0679401377" ;
   schema:isbn "9780679401377" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/605185539>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
   rdfs:label "Hellfire Club." ;
   schema:description "Online version:" ;
   schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/32665714> ; # The Hellfire Club
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.