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The devil's detective, Simon Kurt Unsworth

Label
The devil's detective
Title
The devil's detective
Statement of responsibility
Simon Kurt Unsworth
Title variation
Devils detective
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Welcome to hell...where skinless demons patrol the lakes and the waves of Limbo wash against the outer walls, while the souls of the Damned float on their surface, waiting to be collected. When an unidentified, brutalised body is discovered, the case is assigned to Thomas Fool, one of Hell's detectives, known as 'Information Men'. But how do you investigate a murder where death is commonplace and everyone is guilty of something?
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Summary
In The Devil's Detective, Hell takes the form of a really, really unpleasant city, marked by bad smells, dim light, bizarrely terrible public transit, and worse. Although there are no real consequences for rule-breaking in Hell, it's Thomas Fool's job to catalog Hell's rules and track violations. However, when an especially nasty murder happens occurs right after a delegation from heaven arrives, there's Hell to pay -- and only one Fool to solve the crime. An appealing, believable noir-style protagonist combined with richly conceived world-building makes this hardboiled horror mash-up a devilish delight. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10390029
Cataloging source
DKDLA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Unsworth, Simon Kurt
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thomas Fool novels
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hell
  • Occult fiction
  • Detectives
  • Demonology
  • Private investigators
Target audience
adult
Label
The devil's detective, Simon Kurt Unsworth
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
000054454329
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9781785030659
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)905629427
Label
The devil's detective, Simon Kurt Unsworth
Publication
Copyright
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
000054454329
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
357 pages
Isbn
9781785030659
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)905629427

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