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A monstrous regiment of women

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Published by Bantam in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sherlock Holmes (Fictitious character),
  • Women detectives,
  • Mary Russell (Fictitious character),
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Theologian Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes team up to solve the murder of a wealthy feminist in London. The victim belonged to a movement whose demands go far beyond what the suffragettes seek. By the author of The Beekeeper"s Apprentice.

    Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York : St. Martin"s Press, 1995.

    StatementLaurie R. King
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3561.I4813 M66 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 336 p. ;
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24942751M
    ISBN 100553574566
    ISBN 109780553574562
    OCLC/WorldCa36168966


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