Coverart for item
The Resource Ashworth Hall, Anne Perry

Ashworth Hall, Anne Perry

Label
Ashworth Hall
Title
Ashworth Hall
Statement of responsibility
Anne Perry
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The gathering has the appearance of a smart autumn house party - stunning women and powerful men enjoying a few days of leisurely pleasure in a setting of exquisite beauty. In fact, the guests are Irish Protestants and Catholics gathered in reluctant parley over home rule for Ireland, a problem that has plagued the British Isles since the reign of Elizabeth I. When the meeting's moderator, government bigwig Ainsley Greville, is found murdered in his bath, the
  • negotiations seem doomed. Superintendent Thomas Pitt of Scotland Yard almost despairs as divorce proceedings involving the great Irish Nationalist leader Charles Stewart Parnell and his mistress, Kitty O'Shea, become an open scandal. To make matters worse, it seems the late Greville himself may have had a less than savory personal life. The surviving guests - six men and five women - unleash their true feelings, or perhaps only pretend to. Their servants follow suit
  • Unless Pitt and his clever wife, Charlotte, can root out the truth, simmering passions above and below stairs may again explode in murder, the hopeful home rule movement may collapse, and civil war may destroy Ireland
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Label
Ashworth Hall, Anne Perry
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Mystery collection
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm35830419
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780449908440
Lccn
96047716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35830419
  • (Sirsi) a1236083
Label
Ashworth Hall, Anne Perry
Publication
Note
Mystery collection
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm35830419
Extent
373 pages
Isbn
9780449908440
Lccn
96047716
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)35830419
  • (Sirsi) a1236083

Library Locations

    • Port Arthur Public LibraryBorrow it
      4615 9th Avenue, Port Arthur, TX, 77642, US
      29.9262479 -93.9478459
Processing Feedback ...