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The devil aspect : the strange truth behind the occurrences at Hrad Orlů Asylum for the Criminally Insane : a novel / Craig Russell.

Author/Creator:
Russell, Craig, 1956- author.
Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
New York : Doubleday, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
414 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects:
FICTION -- Mystery & Detective -- General.
Murderers -- Fiction.
Psychiatric hospitals -- Fiction.
Psychiatrists -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Serial murderers -- Fiction.
Serial murder investigation -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
Murderers.
Psychiatric hospitals.
Psychiatrists.
Serial murder investigation.
Serial murderers.
Local subjects:
FICTION / Thrillers / Historical.
FICTION / Historical / World War II.
Form/Genre:
Mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Psychological fiction.
Historical fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Mystery fiction.
Summary:
"A novel set in Czechoslovakia in 1935, in which a brilliant young psychiatrist takes his new post at an asylum for the criminally insane that houses only six inmates--the country's most depraved murderers--while, in Prague, a detective struggles to understand a brutal serial killer who has spread fear through the city, and who may have ties to the asylum"-- Provided by publisher.
Czechoslovakia, 1935. Viktor Kosárek, a young psychiatrist, takes his new post at Hrad Orlů Asylum. The mountain-top asylum for the criminally insane houses only six inmates-- the country's most depraved murderers. Meanwhile, in Prague, police investigator Lukáš Smolák struggles to understand a brutal serial killer known as "Leather Apron" who has spread fear through the city... and who may have ties to the asylum. -- adapted from jacket
Other format:
Online version: Russell, Craig, 1956- Devil aspect.
ISBN:
9780385544368
0385544367
9780385544375
OCLC:
1047576173
Publisher Number:
99980832766
9780385544368
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