The Resource The zig zag girl, Elly Griffiths

The zig zag girl, Elly Griffiths

Label
The zig zag girl
Title
The zig zag girl
Statement of responsibility
Elly Griffiths
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the first installment of a compelling new series by Elly Griffiths, a band of magicians who served together in World War II track a killer who's performing their deadly tricks. Brighton, 1950. The body of a girl is found cut into three pieces. Detective Inspector Edgar Stephens is convinced the killer is mimicking a famous magic trick--the Zig Zag Girl. The inventor of the trick, Max Mephisto, is an old war friend of Edgar's. They served together in a shadowy unit called the Magic Men, a special ops troop that used stage tricks to confound the enemy.Max is on the traveling show circuit, touring seaside towns with ventriloquists, sword-swallowers and dancing girls. He's reluctant to leave this world to help Edgar investigate, but advises him to identify the victim quickly -- it takes a special sidekickto do the Zig Zag Girl. Those words come back to hauntMax when the dead girl turns out to be Ethel, one of his best assistants to date. He's soon at Edgar's side, hunting for Ethel's killer.Another death, another magic trick: Edgar and Max are sure the answer to the murders lies in their army days. And when Edgar receives a letter warning of another "trick "on the way -- the Wolf Trap -- he knows they're all in the killer's sights
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Griffiths, Elly
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6107.R534
LC item number
Z54 2015eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Magic men mystery
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stephens, Edgar
  • Mephisto, Max
  • Detectives
  • Magic tricks
  • Magicians
  • Murder
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Veterans
  • Women
  • Brighton (England)
Label
The zig zag girl, Elly Griffiths
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780544527942
Lccn
2014044500
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn897946304
  • (OCoLC)897946304
Label
The zig zag girl, Elly Griffiths
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780544527942
Lccn
2014044500
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn897946304
  • (OCoLC)897946304

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