The Resource The poison thread, Laura Purcell

The poison thread, Laura Purcell

Label
The poison thread
Title
The poison thread
Statement of responsibility
Laura Purcell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dorothea Truelove is young, wealthy, and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor, and awaiting trial for murder. When Dorothea's charitable work brings her to Oakgate Prison, she is delighted by the chance to explore her fascination with phrenology and test her hypothesis that the shape of a person's skull can cast a light on their darkest crimes. But when she meets one of the prisoners, the teenaged seamstress Ruth, she is faced with another strange idea: that it is possible to kill with a needle and thread--because Ruth attributes her crimes to a supernatural power inherent in her stitches. The story Ruth has to tell of her deadly creations<U+2014>of bitterness and betrayal, of death and dresses<U+2014>will shake Dorothea's belief in rationality, and the power of redemption. Can Ruth be trusted? Is she mad, or a murderer? For fans of Shirley Jackson, The Poison Thread is a spine-tingling, sinister read about the evil that lurks behind the facade of innocence
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Purcell, Laura
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Prisoners
Label
The poison thread, Laura Purcell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9780143134053
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2019005177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2019005177
  • 681618
Label
The poison thread, Laura Purcell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9780143134053
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2019005177
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2019005177
  • 681618

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