COVID-19 Response at Fishpond.com.au

Read what we're doing...

To Kill Or Cure
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Promotional Information

* Review coverage * Reading copies available

Promotional Information

* Review coverage * Reading copies available

About the Author

Susanna Gregory was a coroner's officer before turning to the academic life. She lives in Wales with her husband, also a writer.

Reviews

A murderous town-and-gown conflict propels the action of Gregory's engrossing 13th mystery set in 14th-century Cambridge and featuring physician Matthew Bartholomew (after 2006's The Tarnished Chalice). The various university colleges have been keeping students' rents low so they can afford their academic fees, but avaricious landlords now want to triple the rents, a threat to the colleges' existence. Meanwhile, Bartholomew and his three fellow Cambridge physicians find their income drained off by the chicanery of phony medicus Richard Arderne, out to make a killing healing the sick and raising the dead by waving a supposedly magic feather. Three grisly murders add to Bartholomew's woes. Though the narrative often bogs down in philosophical disputations, Gregory excels at recreating the faces, menus, sounds and putrid smells of a medieval English town just recovering from the Black Death. Strong-stomached readers will relish this trip into England's grim and grimy past. (Oct.) Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling To Kill Or Cure: The Thirteenth Chronicle of Matthew Bartholomew (Chronicles of Matthew Bartholomew) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top