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Death of an honest man, M.C. Beaton

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Death of an honest man
Title
Death of an honest man
Statement of responsibility
M.C. Beaton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Nobody loves an honest man, or that was what police sergeant Hamish Macbeth tried to tell newcomer Paul English. Paul had moved to a house in Cnothan, a sour village on Hamish's beat. He attended church in Lochdubh. He told the minister, Mr. Wellington, that his sermons were boring. He told tweedy Mrs. Wellington that she was too fat and in these days of increasing obesity it was her duty to show a good example. Angela Brody was told her detective stories were pap for the masses and it was time she wrote literature instead. He accused Hamish of having dyed his fiery red hair. He told Jessie Currie -- who repeated all the last words of her twin sister -- that she needed psychiatric help. 'I speak as I find,' he bragged. Voices saying, 'I could kill that man,' could be heard from Lochdubh to Cnothan. And someone did. Now Hamish is faced with a bewildering array of suspects. And he's lost the services of his clumsy policeman, Charlie, who has resigned from the force after Chief Inspector Blair berated Charlie one too many times, and the policeman threw Blair into the loch. Can Hamish find the killer on his own?" --
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Title
Death of an honest man
Creator
Summary
When an insensitive newcomer to the village of Cnothan is found dead, flame-haired sergeant Hamish Macbeth confronts a bewildering array of suspects at the same time his clumsy police sidekick, Charlie, resigns in protest of his treatment by Chief Inspector Blair
Subject
Member of
Genre
Story line
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10619906
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6053.H4535
LC item number
D349 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Hamish Macbeth mysteries
Series volume
33
Target audience
adult
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M.C. Beaton
Death of an honest man, M.C. Beaton

Library Locations

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