The Art of Dying

Ambrose Parry

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'Parry's Victorian Edinburgh comes vividly alive - and it's a world of pain' Val McDermid'A rip-roaring tale of murder' Ian RankinSHORTLISTED FOR THE McILVANNEY PRIZE 2020Edinburgh, 1849. Hordes of patients are dying all across the city, with doctors finding their remedies powerless. And a whispering campaign seeks to paint Dr James Simpson, pioneer of medical chloroform, as a murderer.Determined to clear Simpson's name, his protg Will Raven and former housemaid Sarah Fisher must plunge into Edinburgh's deadliest streets and find out who or what is behind the deaths. Soon they discover that the cause of the deaths has evaded detection purely because it is so unthinkable.

ISBN: 9781786896704
Publication Date: 05-Nov-2019
Publisher: Canongate Books