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The Resource Death of a perfect wife, by M.C. Beaton ; read by Shaun Grindell, (sound recording)

Death of a perfect wife, by M.C. Beaton ; read by Shaun Grindell, (sound recording)

Label
Death of a perfect wife
Title
Death of a perfect wife
Statement of responsibility
by M.C. Beaton ; read by Shaun Grindell
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hamish Macbeth is savouring the delights of a Highland summer, but as fast as the rain rolls in from the loch his happy life goes to hell in a handbasket. The trouble begins when his beloved Priscilla Halburton-Smythe returns to Lochdubh with a new fiance) on her arm. His miseries multiply when clouds of midges descend on the town. And then a paragon of housewife perfection named Trixie Thomas moves into Lochdubh with her cowed husband in tow. The newcomer quickly convinces the local ladies to embrace low-cholesterol meals, ban alcohol and begin bird-watching. Soon the town's menfolk are up in arms and Macbeth must solve Lochdubh's newest crime - the mysterious poisoning of the perfect wife
Member of
Summary
Constable Macbeth's contented village life is disturbed when someone poisons newcomer Trixie Thomas. Being English and unemployed, the Thomases were not popular, and not everyone is devastated by her death
Tone
Character
Audio
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10197886
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beaton, M. C
Dewey number
823
PerformerNote
Read by Shaun Grindell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Grindell, Shaun
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True
Series statement
Hamish Macbeth mysteries
Series volume
4
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  • MacBeth, Hamish (Fictitious character)
  • Police
  • Highlands (Scotland)
Target audience
adult
Label
Death of a perfect wife, by M.C. Beaton ; read by Shaun Grindell, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc, MP3 format
  • Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1989
Carrier category
audio disc
Content category
spoken word
Control code
000052551395
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
1 audio disc (4 1/2 hours)
Isbn
9781482927924
Other physical details
MP3, digital
Publisher number
ZM7945
System details
System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software
Label
Death of a perfect wife, by M.C. Beaton ; read by Shaun Grindell, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Unabridged
  • Compact disc, MP3 format
  • Originally published: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1989
Carrier category
audio disc
Content category
spoken word
Control code
000052551395
Dimensions
12 cm.
Extent
1 audio disc (4 1/2 hours)
Isbn
9781482927924
Other physical details
MP3, digital
Publisher number
ZM7945
System details
System requirements: CD/MP3 player or PC with MP3-capable software

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