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The poison thread : a novel, Laura Purcell

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The poison thread : a novel
Title
The poison thread
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Laura Purcell
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
A thrilling Victorian gothic horror tale about a young seamstress who claims her needle and thread have the power to kill"A romping read with a deliciously dark conceit at its center... Reminded me of Alias Grace."--Kiran Millwood HargraveDorothea Truelove is young, wealthy, and beautiful. Ruth Butterham is young, poor, and awaiting trial for murder.When Dorothea's charitable work brings her to Oakgate Prison, she is delighted by the chance to explore her fascination with phrenology and test her hypothesis that the shape of a person's skull can cast a light on their darkest crimes. But when she meets one of the prisoners, the teenaged seamstress Ruth, she is faced with another strange idea: that it is possible to kill with a needle and thread--because Ruth attributes her crimes to a supernatural power inherent in her stitches.The story Ruth has to tell of her deadly creations--of bitterness and betrayal, of death and dresses--will shake Dorothea's belief in rationality, and the power of redemption. Can Ruth be trusted? Is she mad, or a murderer? For fans of Shirley Jackson, The Poison Thread is a spine-tingling, sinister read about the evil that lurks behind the facade of innocence
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technical information on music
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Purcell, Laura
Dewey number
823/.92
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not applicable
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LC call number
PR6116.U73
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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PerformerNote
Read by Jayne Entwistle and Elizabeth Knowelden
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Entwistle, Jayne
  • Knowelden, Elizabeth
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  • Women prisoners
  • Women murderers
  • Women dressmakers
  • Social classes
  • Prison visits
  • Phrenology
  • Great Britain
  • Phrenology
  • Prison visits
  • Social classes
  • Women dressmakers
  • Women murderers
  • Women prisoners
  • England
  • Great Britain
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The poison thread : a novel, Laura Purcell
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 03 min., 21 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9781984891099
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
4C793D11-0E00-4805-B8B6-D3EE1F3CEC76
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  • on1105144436
  • (OCoLC)1105144436
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Label
The poison thread : a novel, Laura Purcell
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (13 hr., 03 min., 21 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781984891099
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
4C793D11-0E00-4805-B8B6-D3EE1F3CEC76
System control number
  • on1105144436
  • (OCoLC)1105144436
Tape configuration
not applicable
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