MURDER AS A FINE ART. by Morrell, David.

MURDER AS A FINE ART. by Morrell, David. < >


Edition: Limited, signed edition - first thus.

Baltimore: Cemetery Dance Publications, 2016. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Literary thriller set in 19th century Victorian London. "Thomas De Quincey, infamous for his memoir "Confessions of an English Opium-Eater,"" is the major suspect in a series of ferocious mass murders identical to ones that terrorized London forty-three years earlier. The blueprint for the killings seems to be De Quincey's essay "On Murder Considered as One of the Fine Arts." Desperate to clear his name but crippled by opium addiction, De Quincey is aided by his devoted daughter Emily and a pair of determined Scotland Yard detectives." Number 244 out of 500 copies, signed by Morrell on an illustrated limitation page. Includes an author's afterword and a conversation between Morrell and Robert Morrison, De Quincey's biographer. 406 pp. ISBN: 978-1587674181.

Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

Book ID: 82671
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