The Resource The birdwatcher : a novel, William Shaw

The birdwatcher : a novel, William Shaw

Label
The birdwatcher : a novel
Title
The birdwatcher
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
William Shaw
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Police Sergeant William South has a good reason to shy away from murder investigations: he is a murderer himself. **Longlisted for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year A methodical, diligent, and exceptionally bright detective, South is an avid birdwatcher and trusted figure in his small town on the rugged Kentish coast. He also lives with the deeply buried secret that, as a child in Northern Ireland, he may have killed a man. When a fellow birdwatcher is found murdered in his remote home, South's world flips. The culprit seems to be a drifter from South's childhood; the victim was the only person connecting South to his early crime; and a troubled, vivacious new female sergeant has been relocated from London and assigned to work with South. As our hero investigates, he must work ever-harder to keep his own connections to the victim, and his past, a secret. The Birdwatcher is British crime fiction at its finest; a stirring portrait of flawed, vulnerable investigators; a meticulously constructed mystery; and a primal story of fear, loyalty and vengeance
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1959-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shaw, William
Dewey number
823.9/2
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Police
  • Secrecy
  • Bird watching
  • Murder
  • Retribution
  • Kent (England)
  • FICTION / General
  • Bird watching
  • Murder
  • Police
  • Retribution
  • Secrecy
  • England
Label
The birdwatcher : a novel, William Shaw
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn990267954
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (329 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316466424
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ACD1F6BD-461E-41FC-8A02-DA3A40199737
System control number
(OCoLC)990267954
Label
The birdwatcher : a novel, William Shaw
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn990267954
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First North American edition.
Extent
1 online resource (329 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316466424
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
ACD1F6BD-461E-41FC-8A02-DA3A40199737
System control number
(OCoLC)990267954

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