The way of all flesh

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Canongate Books Ltd,
Pub. Date:
2018.
Language:
English
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2019 McILVANNEY PRIZELONGLISTED FOR THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME NOVEL OF THE YEAREdinburgh, 1847. City of Medicine, Money, Murder.In the city's Old Town a number of young women have been found dead, all having suffered similarly gruesome ends. Across the city in the New Town, medical student Will Raven is about to start his apprenticeship with the brilliant and renowned Dr Simpson.Simpson's patients range from the richest to the poorest of this divided city. His house is like no other, full of visiting luminaries and daring experiments in the new medical frontier of anaesthesia. It is here that Raven meets housemaid Sarah Fisher, who recognises trouble when she sees it and takes an immediate dislike to him. She has all of Raven's intelligence but none of his privileges, in particular his medical education.With each having their own motive to look deeper into the city's spate of suspicious deaths, Raven and Sarah find themselves propelled headlong into the darkest shadows of Edinburgh's underworld, where they will have to overcome their differences if they are to make it out alive.
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subject_facetDetective and mystery fiction
Edinburgh (Scotland) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
Historical fiction
Medical students -- 19th century -- Fiction
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Physicians -- 19th century -- Fiction
Suspense fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
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Investigation
Medical students
Murder
Physicians