Best Download [E.S. Thomson] ✓ The Blood || [Ebooks Book] PDF ☆


  • Title: The Blood
  • Author: E.S. Thomson
  • ISBN: 9781472126573
  • Page: 371
  • Format: Hardcover

  • I knew the smell of death well enough But here the sweetness of decay was tainted with something else, something new and different It was a curious, moist smell a smell that spoke of the ooze and slap of water, of gurgling wet spaces and the sticky, yielding mud of low tideSummoned to the riverside by the desperate, scribbled note of an old friend, Jem Flockhart andI knew the smell of death well enough But here the sweetness of decay was tainted with something else, something new and different It was a curious, moist smell a smell that spoke of the ooze and slap of water, of gurgling wet spaces and the sticky, yielding mud of low tideSummoned to the riverside by the desperate, scribbled note of an old friend, Jem Flockhart and Will Quartermain find themselves on board the seamen s floating hospital, an old hulk known only as The Blood, where prejudice, ambition and murder seethe beneath a veneer of medical respectability.On shore, a young woman, a known prostitute, is found drowned in a derelict boatyard A man leaps to his death into the Thames, driven mad by poison and fear The events are linked but how Courting danger in the opium dens and brothels of the waterfront, certain that the Blood lies at the heart of the puzzle, Jem and Will embark on a quest to uncover the truth In a hunt that takes them from the dissecting tables of a private anatomy school to the squalor of the dock side mortuary, they find themselves involved in a dark and terrible mystery.
    E.S. Thomson
    Elaine Thomson was born in Ormskirk, Lancashire She has a PhD in the history of medicine and works as a university lecturer in Edinburgh She was shortlisted for the Saltire First Book Award and the Scottish Arts Council First Book Award Elaine lives in Edinburgh with her two sons.


    Commentaires:

    Kate
    I love this series very much. Each is of a very high standard but The Blood is, with no doubt at all, the very best of the three so far. This is the finest of writing, the character development is fascinating and the story contains just the right mix of Victorian melodrama and historical reality. I was gripped by this from start to finish and I have no doubt that it will be among the books contending for my favourite historical novel of 2018. Loved it! Full review to follow shortly on For Winter [...]

    Connie
    Jem Flockhart has received a desperate, scribbled note from a fellow Apothecary, an old friend who Jem hasn't seen in years, asking for help to defeat the very Devil himself.Jem is intrigued by this plea and decides to see his old friend to find out what is going on. As Jem and Will Quartemaine head off to The Blood - The seamen's floating hospital - they are just in time to see a body being pulled from the Thames.Book 3 in the Jem Flockhart series. A dark atmospheric Victorian murder mystery. I [...]

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