Sunday, July 21, 2013

Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell

This is the fictional story of Thomas De Quincey, his memoir of Confessions of an English Opium Eater. This is a story full of suspense. One of his essays had to do with the Ratcliffe Highway Murders which happened forty years before. But his essay makes him a suspect with Scotland Yard of current murders. He often struggles with his addiction to opium as he works with his daughter Emily and two Scotland Yard detectives. The characters are very muck like normal people and portrayed as the people of Victorian London during 1854. If you love historical fiction then you must add this book to your reading list right now!

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