7 edition of The Grave Tattoo found in the catalog.
June 7, 2007
by Thorndike Press
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||655|
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The Grave Tattoo By (author) Val McDermid. The award-winning and Number One bestselling Val McDermid crafts an electrifying psychological suspense thriller that mixes history, heritage and heinous crimes. A year-old-secret is now a matter of life and death. And it could be worth a fortune. The Grave Tattoo. Val McDermid. I read one of the author's Tony Hill novels several years ago and really enjoyed it. This one was not as good as I remember the other novel being. Locals in the Lake District of England have long believed that Fletcher Christian, who led the mutiny on the "Bounty," secretly returned to his home in the district/5(11).
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THE GRAVE TATTOO is a standalone book from the prolific and well-known author of, amongst many others, The Wire In The Blood series. When a tattooed, year-old body is uncovered in the peat bogs of the Lake District, local girl turned Wordsworth Scholar Jane Gresham is instantly reminded of a local legend about Fletcher Christian, the man /5.
In The Grave Tattoo, suspense master Val McDermid spins a psychological thriller in which a present-day murder has its roots in the eighteenth century and the mutiny on the H.M.S. Bounty. After summer rains uncover a corpse bearing tattoos like those of eighteenth-century seafarers, many residents of the English Lake District can't help but wonder whether it's the body of one of the town's /5().
An ambitious reworking of the demi-historical mode of Possession with a mutiny substituting for one love story and a series of murders taking the place of the other.
Ever since her childhood days in the Lake Country hamlet of Fellhead, Jane Gresham has wondered about the rumor that Bounty mutineer Fletcher Christian escaped the slaughter at Pitcairn Island and returned to. In The Grave Tattoo, suspense master Val McDermid spins a psychological thriller in which a present-day murder has its roots in the eighteenth century and the mutiny on the H.M.S.
Bounty. After torrential summer rains uncover a bizarrely tattooed body on a Lake District hillside, long discarded old wives' tales takes on The Grave Tattoo book chilling new plausibility/5(27).
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Wordsworth scholar Jane Gresham wonders if the body might be that of Fletcher Christian, and if it could lend credence to her theory of a missing Wordsworth poem, one no one has seen before, regarding the truth of the events surrounding the mutiny on the Bounty.5/5(5). The Grave Tattoo.
Synopsis: A superb psychological thriller in which present-day murder has its roots in the eighteenth century and the mutiny on the Bounty. When torrential summer rains uncover a bizarrely tattooed body on a Lake District hillside, old wives’ tales also come swirling to the surface.
Author Val McDermid centers The Grave Tattoo on the legend of famed mutineer Fletcher Christian ( – ) and his relationship to the English poet William Wordsworth (). Christian was a Master's Mate on board the Bounty during William Bligh's fateful voyage to Tahiti, and it was Fletcher Christian who seized command of the ship from Bligh on April 28th,claiming the crew.
The Grave Tattoo by Val McDermid--Audiobook Excerpt. Listen to this audio excerpt from Val McDermid's mystery novel The Grave Tattoo. After summer rains uncover a corpse bearing tattoos like those of eighteenth-century seafarers, many residents of the English Lake District can't help but wonder whether it's the body of one of the town's most legendary fugitives.
think THE GRAVE TATTOO succeeds either as a mystery (I guessed the villain way before the end) or a literary-historical puzzle.
Background data about Wordsworth and the Bounty is introduced mechanically, via various handy stock characters, and clues turn up all too fortuitously; it’s like a sketch for a novel rather than the real thing. The Grave Tattoo This novel must rate as one of my favourites.
Not only a first class thriller but a literary puzzle thrown in. A bog body that may link one of our greatest poets to one of our more notorious historical figures.
The pace doesn't let up for a moment and the action takes the reader from the calm of the Lake District to the /5().
If I were cynical (Cynical. Moi?) I might be tempted to say that The Grave Tattoo was Val McDermid writing a pastiche of Reginald Hill parodying The Da Vinci Code.
But that wouldn't be entirely fair. It's true that it's set in Hill's beloved Lake District, like his The Stranger House published a year or so earlier. It's also true that the plot revolves around an academic's search to uncover /5(41).
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