The tulip virus / Daniëlle Hermans ; translation by David MacKay.
- ISBN: 9780312577865
- ISBN: 0312577869
- Description: 278 p. ; 22 cm.
- Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
- Publisher: New York : Minotaur, 2010.
- 4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Marblehead||Adult Fiction||FICTION HERMANS, DANIELLE 2010 (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Melrose||Adult Mysteries (Main Floor)||Mystery Fiction Hermans (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Salem||Adult Fiction||FIC/HERMANS (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Wakefield||Adult Fiction (Lower Level)||FICTION Hermans, D. (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Summary:|| In 1636 Alkmaar, Holland, Wouter Winckel's brutally slaughtered body is found in the barroom of his inn, an antireligious pamphlet stuffed in his mouth. Winckel was a respected tulip-trader and owned the most beautiful collection of tulips in the United Republic of the Low Countries. In 2007 London, history seems to be repeating itself. Dutchman Frank Schoeller is found in his home by his nephew, Alec. Severely wounded, he is holding a 17th-century book about tulips, seemingly a reference to the reason for his death moments later. With the help of his friend Damien Vanlint, an antique dealer from Amsterdam, Alec tries to solve the mystery, but soon comes to realize that he and his friend's own lives are now in danger.
Search for related items by subject
Tulip Mania, 1634-1637 > Fiction.
Murder > Investigation > England > London > Fiction.