|Title:||Death of a Colonial (Sir John Fielding)|
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|Publisher:||Berkley; a edition (October 1, 2000)|
Death of a Colonial, Bruce Alexander's sixth novel in the highly acclaimed Sir John Fielding series, is neither the cozy, lightweight mystery (à la Agatha Christie or Susan Wittig-Albert) nor the historical thriller that many readers might expect. It might more accurately be categorized as an atmospheric and compelling investigation set within a graphic description of 18th century Georgian England. When I read my first Sir John Fielding book by Bruce Alexander, I thought "what an unlikely character for a mystery. It seemed ridiculous to me that the leading investigator should be a blind magistrate of Bow Street, London, England. Imagine my surprise to find this was based on fact!
Book 5 of 11 in the Sir John Fielding Mystery Series. Another of the Sir John Fielding mysteries and just as good as the rest. Bruce Alexander takes you back to 18th century London, creating the feel of time and place. As I read, I can almost smell the streets where chamber pots were emptied out of windows and meat spoiled while hanging in butchers' stalls. The narrative pulls the reader along the course of an investigation of several home invasions which have, so far, resulted in two deaths. Death of a Colonial", like the five volumes before it, is a quick, fun read and no more. If you're heading to the beach, this is the right choice. If you want a complex mystery, subtly-shaded characters, or true historical detail, you'll have to look elsewhere.
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1999) (The sixth book in the Sir John Fielding series) A novel by Bruce Alexander. June 2000 : USA Audio Cassette. Science Fiction Fantasy Horror Urban Fantasy Paranormal Romance Young Adult Fantasy.
An Experiment in Treason. Sir John Fielding had been magistrate of the Bow Street Court for near twenty years and had gained a reputation among Covent Garden greengrocers as a fair and just arbitrator of their disputes; even criminals of the district seemed to think him evenhanded. So I could hardly say that I was then surprised when he undertook to set things right with me.
Published by Thriftbooks. com User, 18 years ago. I enjoyed Bruce Alexander Cook's sixth book in the Sir John Fielding series. Cook got his inspiration for it from a factual English court case. Published by Thriftbooks. In 1771, London Magistrate Sir John Fielding's sentencing led to the execution of Arthur Paltrow. Since Arthur was the last claimant to the Laningham title, the monarchy claims ownership of the entire estate including the deceased,s personal fortune.
Death of a Colonial is the sixth historical mystery novel about Sir John Fielding by Bruce Alexander (a pseudonym for Bruce Cook). A nobleman, last of his line, is executed and the crown prepares to seize his property. But a claimant to the estate appears, ostensibly from the American colonies, and Sir John is asked to investigate the validity of his claim.
Part of Sir John Fielding. Category: Suspense & Thriller. Oct 01, 2000 320 Pages. About Death of a Colonial. A rich rewarding trip for everyone. The New York Times Alexander’s eye for period detail is sharp and subtle; he brings his historic England back to life in layers. When a nobleman is executed, his possessions are expected to go to the Crown, as he is the last of his line. Then a man appears, claiming to be the nobleman’s younger brother who disappeared seven years ago, and declares his right to the estate. But if he really is the blood kin of the executed man, where has he been for so long? And why does his mother react to him so oddly?