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O Jerusalem By Laurie R. King

O Jerusalem
by Laurie R. King

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Russell and Holmes enter Palestine under the auspices of Holmes' brother, Mycroft. A rash of murders there seem unrelated to the growing tensions between Jew, Muslim and Christian, yet Holmes is adamant that he must reconstruct the most recent one.
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O Jerusalem by Laurie R. King

The latest in Laurie R King's hugely popular Mary Russell mystery series: 'Beguiling variation on Sherlock Holmes sequels...civilized, ingenious and engrossing' -- Literary Review At the end of 1918, forced to flee England, Russell and Holmes enter British-occupied Palestine under the auspices of Holmes' enigmatic brother, Mycroft. A rash of murders there seems unrelated to the growing tensions between Jew, Moslem and Christian, yet Holmes is adamant that he must reconstruct the most recent one in the desert gully where it occurred. Their singular findings will lead Holmes and Russell through labyrinthine bazaars, verminous hovels, cliff-hung monasteries -- and into mortal danger. In the jewel-like city of Jerusalem, they at last meet their adversary, whose lust for power could reduce the city's most ancient and sacred landmark to rubble...

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O Jerusalem Reviews


'Crime fiction's most unlikely but utterly credible romance... Laurie King is the most interesting writer to emerge on the American crime fiction front in recent years' Val McDermid (of The Beekeeper's Apprentice) 'King's novel is civilized, ingenious and engrossing' Literary Review (of The Beekeeper's Apprentice) 'A novel which challenges the cliches of history' Independent (of A Monstrous Regiment of Women) 'Simultaneously inventive, charming and suspenseful' (Elizabeth George)

About Laurie R. King


Laurie King is a third-generation native of San Francisco, but since her marriage to an Anglo-Indian profesor she has lived briefly on five continents. She and her husband have two children and now live mostly in California.

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GOR002319032
O Jerusalem by Laurie R. King
Laurie R. King
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2003-04-07
384
0007111363
9780007111367
N/A
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