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The Resource His Bloody Project

His Bloody Project

Label
His Bloody Project
Title
His Bloody Project
Statement of responsibility
Graeme Macrae Burnet
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Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016.WINNER, Saltire Society Fiction Book of the Year 2016.The year is 1869. A brutal triple murder in a remote community in the Scottish Highlands leads to the arrest of a young man by the name of Roderick Macrae. A memoir written by the accused makes it clear that he is guilty, but it falls to the country's finest legal and psychiatric minds to uncover what drove him to commit such merciless acts of violence. Was he mad? Only the persuasive powers of his advocate stand between Macrae and the gallows.Graeme Macrae Burnet tells an irresistible and original story about the provisional nature of truth, even when the facts seem clear. His Bloody Project is a mesmerising literary thriller set in an unforgiving landscape where the exercise of power is arbitrary
Summary
A triple murder in a remote northwestern farming community in 1869 leads to the arrest of a young man by the name of Roderick Macrae. There’s no question that Macrae is guilty, but the police and courts must uncover what drove him to murder the local village constable and his two children
Theme
Tone
Writing style
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10535058
Cataloging source
BT
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1967-
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Macrae Burnet, Graeme
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fiction
  • Suspense
  • Thriller
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
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documents relating to the case of Roderick Macrae
Label
His Bloody Project
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:4267c197-5b1a-487b-90ca-0f91588f97cd
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781910192153
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
His Bloody Project
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:4267c197-5b1a-487b-90ca-0f91588f97cd
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781910192153
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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