Brunswick gardens: Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series, Book 18

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(1)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Author:
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
Like the great Victorian novelists whose mantle she wears with such distinction, Anne Perry creates a rich and intimate world and fills it with remarkably vivid characters who experience the majesty--and shame--of the British Empire at its brilliant zenith. Now, in Brunswick Gardens, she explores the controversial birth of a philosophy that enflamed fiery debate--and possibly murder. A century ago, Charles Darwin's revolutionary theory of evolution rocked the civilized world, and the outraged Anglican church went on the warpath against it. In a mansion in London's affluent Brunswick Gardens, the battle is intense, as that most respected clergyman, the Reverend Ramsay Parmenter, is boldly challenged by his beautiful assistant, Unity Bellwood--a "new woman" whose feminism and aggressive Darwinism he finds appalling. When Unity, three months pregnant, tumbles down the Parmenter staircase to her death, Thomas Pitt, commander of the Bow Street police station, is virtually certain that one of the three deeply devout men in the house committed murder. Could it have been the Reverend Parmenter, his handsome curate, or his Roman Catholic son? Powerful forces demand that the scandalous matter be cleared up immediately. But Pitt and his clever wife, Charlotte, refuse to settle for less than the truth . . . and justice. Like all Anne Perry's novels, Brunswick Gardens translates great moral issues into deeply moving human dramas. Perhaps the most psychologically penetrating book she has written, it is a distinguished addition to her acclaimed body of work.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780345523709
9780449003183
9780449908457
9780307767684
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 976791fa-48d0-0644-9f96-070377b601fd
Grouping Title brunswick gardens
Grouping Author perry anne
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-11-13 22:54:51PM
Last Indexed 2019-11-12 23:53:00PM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Anne Perry
author_display Perry, Anne
available_at_catalog Annex
Edmondson Pike
Edmondson Pike Kids
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Annex - Adult Fiction
Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction
display_description

In London's affluent Brunswick Gardens, the battle over Charles Darwin's revolutionary theory of evolution intensifies as the respected Reverend Parmenter is boldly challenged by his beautiful assistant, Unity Bellwood--a "new woman" whose feminism and aggressive Darwinism he finds appalling. When Unity, three months pregnant, tumbles down the staircase to her death, Superintendent Thomas Pitt is as certain as he can be that one of the three deeply devout men in the house committed murder. Could it have been the Reverend Parmenter? His handsome curate? Or his son, a fervent Roman Catholic? Pitt and his clever wife, Charlotte, refuse to settle for less than the truth--or less than justice.

format_catalog Book
eBook
format_category_catalog Books
eBook
id 976791fa-48d0-0644-9f96-070377b601fd
isbn 9780307767684
9780345523709
9780449003183
9780449908457
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
ils:CARL0000098893 35192024097374 Edmondson Pike - Adult Fiction Fiction Perry 1 false false On Shelf EP
ils:CARL0000098893 35192017042304 Annex - Adult Fiction Fiction Perry 1 false false On Shelf AX
overdrive:595254e4-af91-499c-ada3-6607605fdf17 -1 Online OverDrive Collection Online OverDrive eBook eBook 1 false true OverDrive Adobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive Read Checked Out
itype_catalog
Book
last_indexed 2019-11-13T05:53:00.821Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction Perry
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Annex
Edmondson Pike
Edmondson Pike Kids
primary_isbn 9780345523709
publishDate 1998
2010
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:CARL0000098893 Book Books 1st ed. English Fawcett Columbine, 1998. 389 p. ; 24 cm.
overdrive:595254e4-af91-499c-ada3-6607605fdf17 eBook eBook English Random House Publishing Group 2010
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000098893 35192024097374 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:CARL0000098893 35192017042304 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:595254e4-af91-499c-ada3-6607605fdf17 -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
series Thomas and Charlotte Pitt mysteries
series_with_volume Thomas and Charlotte Pitt mysteries|18
subject_facet Pitt, Charlotte (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Pitt, Thomas (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Police -- England -- London -- Fiction
Police spouses -- England -- London -- Fiction
Women detectives -- England -- London -- Fiction
title_display Brunswick gardens
title_full Brunswick Gardens Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series, Book 18
Brunswick gardens / Anne Perry
title_short Brunswick gardens
title_sub Thomas and Charlotte Pitt Series, Book 18
topic_facet Fiction
Historical Fiction
Mystery
Pitt, Charlotte (Fictitious character)
Pitt, Thomas (Fictitious character)
Police
Police spouses
Women detectives