Pirate king : a novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes / Laurie R. King.
- ISBN: 9780553386752
- ISBN: 0553386751
- Physical Description: 353 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm.
- Edition: Bantam books trade paperback edition.
- Publisher: New York : Bantam Books Trade Paperbacks, 2012.
- Copyright: ©2011
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"Originally published in hardcover in the United States by Bantam Books ... in 2011"--Title page verso.
"This edition features Laurie R. King's short story "Beekeeping for beginners," previously available only as an eBook"--Page 4 of cover.
Includes an excerpt from the author's novel Garment of shadows (p. -310).
At the request of Scotland Yard, Mary Russell travels undercover to the set of English silent-film megalomaniac Randolph Fflytte's latest cinematic extravaganza, Pirate King, based on Gilbert and Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance. The company starts rehearsals in Lisbon, but when the crew embarks for Morocco and the actual filming, Russell senses ominous currents of trouble. As movie make-believe becomes true terror, Russell and Holmes themselves may experience a final fadeout.
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