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Het Kaïnsteken

Patricia Cornwell (author), Annette Zeelenberg (translator)
Op kerstavond wordt in Central Park het naakte, levenloze lichaam van een jonge vrouw aangetroffen. Wanneer patholoog-anatoom Kay Scarpetta en haar collega's op de plaats van het misdrijf arriveren, herkennen ze meteen het werk van de gevreesde seriemoordenaar Temple Brooks Gault. Maar wie is het slachtoffer? Terwijl Scarpetta aanknopingspunten probeert te vinden, slaat de moordenaar opnieuw toe.
Title
Het Kaïnsteken
Author
Patricia Cornwell
Translator
Annette Zeelenberg
Language
Dutch
Original language
English
Original title
From Potter's field
Publisher
Amsterdam: Uitgeverij Luitingh-Sijthoff, 2017
1 digitaal bestand
ISBN
9789021808901

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About Patricia Cornwell

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Patricia Cornwell (born Patricia Carroll Daniels; June 9, 1956) is an American crime writer. She is known for her best-selling novels featuring medical examiner Kay Scarpetta, of which the first was inspired by a series of sensational murders in Richmond, Virginia, where most of the stories are set. The plots are notable for their emphasis on forensic science, which has influenced later TV treatments of police work. Cornwell has also initiated new research into the Jack the Ripper killings, incriminating the popular British artist Walter Sickert. Her books have sold more than 100 million copies.

Early life

A descendant of abolitionist and writer Harriet Beecher Stowe, Cornwell was born on June 9, 1956 in Miami, Florida, second of three children, to Marilyn (née Zenner) and Sam Daniels. Her father was one of the leading appellate lawyers in the United States and served as a law clerk to Supre…Read more on Wikipedia

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