Blood crime
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Contributors
Relaño, Maruxa, Translator
Tennent, Martha, Translator
Published
New York, NY : Soho Crime, [2016].
Status
Central - Adult Fiction  1 available
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Format
Book
Physical Desc
288 pages ; 22 cm
Language
English
ISBN
9781616956288, 1616956283

Notes

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"First published in Catalan by Raval Edicions, SLU, Proa, 2012" -- Title page verso.
Description
It is 1936, and Barcelona burns as the Spanish Civil War takes over. The city is a bloodbath. Yet in all this death, the murders of a Marist monk and a young boy, drained of their blood, are strange enough to catch a police inspector's attention. His quest for justice is complicated by the politics, dangers, and espionage of daily life in a war zone. The Marist brothers of the murdered monk are being persecuted; meanwhile, a convent of Capuchin nuns hides in plain sight, trading favors with the military police to stay alive. In their midst is a thirteen-year-old novice who stumbles into the clutches of the murderer. Can she escape in this city of no happy endings? Narrated by a vampire who thrives in the havoc of the war, this stunning novel, inspired by the true story of a massacre in the early days of the Spanish Civil War, is a gothic reflection on the nature of monsters, in all their human forms.
Awards
Sant Jordi Prize for Catalan Literature

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Alzamora, S., Relaño, M., & Tennent, M. (2016). Blood crime . Soho Crime.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alzamora, Sebastià, 1972-, Maruxa, Relaño and Martha, Tennent. 2016. Blood Crime. New York, NY: Soho Crime.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Alzamora, Sebastià, 1972-, Maruxa, Relaño and Martha, Tennent. Blood Crime New York, NY: Soho Crime, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Alzamora, Sebastià, Maruxa Relaño, and Martha Tennent. Blood Crime Soho Crime, 2016.

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