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The Resource The only child : a novel, Andrew Pyper

The only child : a novel, Andrew Pyper

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The only child : a novel
Title
The only child
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Pyper
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
"The #1 internationally bestselling author of The Demonologist radically reimagines the origins of gothic literature's founding masterpieces--Frankenstein, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Dracula--in a contemporary novel driven by relentless suspense and surprising emotion. This is the story of a man who may be the world's one real-life monster, and the only woman who has a chance of finding him. As a forensic psychiatrist at New York's leading institution of its kind, Dr. Lily Dominick has evaluated the mental states of some of the country's most dangerous psychotics. But the strangely compelling client she interviewed today--a man with no name, accused of the most twisted crime--struck her as somehow different from the others, despite the two impossible claims he made. First, that he is more than two hundred years old and personally inspired Mary Shelley, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Bram Stoker in creating the three novels of the nineteenth century that define the monstrous in the modern imagination. Second, that he's Lily's father. To discover the truth--behind her client, her mother's death, herself--Dr. Dominick must embark on a journey that will threaten her career, her sanity, and ultimately her life. Fusing the page-turning tension of a first-rate thriller with a provocative take on where thrillers come from, The Only Child will keep you up until its last unforgettable revelation"--
Summary
Can a nameless man accused of a heinous crime in modern New York really be two centuries old and the model for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Dracula, and Frankenstein's monster? Psychiatrist Lily Dominick is driven to investigate this claim ... especially because the monstrous man also says he's her father. After he escapes from the psychiatric hospital, she pursues him to Eastern Europe -- but she, too, is being followed! Canadian author Andrew Pyper's expert homage to 19th-century literature will make gothic horror fans shiver with delight. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
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Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
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10562260
Cataloging source
DLC
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Pyper, Andrew
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Demonology
  • Forensic psychiatrists
Target audience
adult
Label
The only child : a novel, Andrew Pyper
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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
000059944957
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781476755236
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017019157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)987376287
Label
The only child : a novel, Andrew Pyper
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
000059944957
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781476755236
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2017019157
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)987376287

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