5 edition of Case Histories (Albert Campion Mysteries) found in the catalog.
Case Histories (Albert Campion Mysteries)
by BBC Audiobooks America
Written in English
|Contributions||Susan Jameson (Narrator)|
|The Physical Object|
Case Histories (Book): Atkinson, Kate: The first book in Kate Atkinson's Jackson Brodie Mysteries series, called The best mystery of the decade by Stephen King, finds private investigator Jackson Brodie following three seemingly unconnected family mysteries in Edinburg. Case one: A little girl goes missing in the night. Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's. CASE HISTORIES Kate Atkinson, Author. Little, Brown $ (p) ISBN Buy this book In this ambitious fourth In the third dog-eared case file, the sibling of an infamous.
Case Histories is a very good book. The occasional small wrong touch stands out all the more because it is so well-conceived and written, and if parts stretch it all too far (the attempts on Brodies's life, for one) and the resolution is just a tad too unbelievably agreeable, the bulk of the book is an exceptional entertainment. Buy a cheap copy of Case Histories book by Kate Atkinson. Case one: A little girl goes missing in the night. Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a maniac's apparently random attack. Case three: A new Free shipping over $/5(5).
Case Histories is the first book in Atkinson’s Jackson Brodie series. I chose this novel because I was in the mood for a good mystery, plus I recently read Life After Life, also by Kate Atkinson, and liked the author’s writing style. Unfortunately, my craving for a good mystery was not satisfied. Case Histories introduces an unhappy Jackson Brodie suffering through a particularly sultry Cambridge summer. He’s unhappy with the heat, with Cambridge itself, and with himself—more particularly his failed marriage, among other things. Over the course of the book he struggles to solve three very cold cases.
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The 'case histories' in this book are intriguing, locked together in ways that are not too unlikely, and overall the book is Case Histories book darkly comic.
I love Kate Atkinson's storytelling, her writing, the way she plays with time and twists the genre. Not surprisingly, I'm now going to reread the next one.
And the next.4/4(). Case Histories is a very apt title as the book starts with three very different cold cases, each apparently independent of the others. As the book progresses the wonderful Jackson Brodie appears and in his hands it turns out the cases are not completely separate after all/5.
Of course, Case Histories is not all sunshine and trite happy endings, but this is a book that rests on a strong and well-constructed moral framework, and is all the more powerful for : Carrie O'grady.
With a trio of compelling "cold case" mysteries at its core; with its wonderfully sympathetic and complex private detective hero; with its host of instantly endearing, lovably flawed characters; and with its effortlessly beautiful and intelligent prose, Case Histories is Kate Atkinson's breakout book - the most accomplished, most compulsively readable novel yet from a writer of the first rank.
"CASE HISTORIES is so exuberant, so empathetic, that it makes Case Histories book murder-mystery page-turners feel as lifeless as the corpses they're strewn with."―Jacqueline Carey, New York Times Book Review "CASE HISTORIES combines the suspense of a whodunit with the richly textured plot of a sprawling family saga.4/4().
Three case histories open the book: each presents a crime that suggests an escalating degree of female culpability. In the first, a 3-year-old disappears. Book reviews. Case Histories Kate Atkinson Case Histories propels the reader forward with a rare intensity and compassion.
With an unerring eye for domestic detail, Atkinson peels back the cozy trappings of family life to expose the imperfections that often lie beneath the favoritism, selfishness and jealousy that can form dangerous fault.
Case Histories. A Novel. By: However, what makes it a worthwhile listen is the focus on the individuals left behind these "cold case" stories.
In addition, the book provides a variety of bitter-sweet lovable characters, that make the story captivating. Case Histories is a British crime drama television series based on the Jackson Brodie novel series by Kate stars Jason Isaacs, who had also narrated the abridged audiobook adaptation, as protagonist Jackson Brodie.
The series is both set and filmed in Edinburgh. Initially each episode was aired in two 60 minute sections. The first series premiered on 5 Juneon BBC1 in the No. of episodes: 9 (list of episodes). FreeBookNotes found 10 sites with book summaries or analysis of Case Histories.
If there is a Case Histories SparkNotes, Shmoop guide, or Cliff Notes, you can find a link to each study guide below. Among the summaries and analysis available for Case Histories, there are 2 Short Summaries and 8.
"CASE HISTORIES is so exuberant, so empathetic, that it makes most murder-mystery page-turners feel as lifeless as the corpses they're strewn with."— Jacqueline Carey, New York Times Book Review "CASE HISTORIES combines the suspense of a whodunit with the richly textured plot of a sprawling family saga/5().
At times, Case Histories can be quite gruesome, the tragedies its characters face quite devastating and yet Kate Atkinson maintains a sense of humor throughout the book. Is this humor inappropriate, or is there an element of the comic in even the most traumatic of human experiences.
Book Reviews The lifelike characters in Case Histories are what make it such a compelling hybrid: part complex family drama, part winds up having more depth and vividness than ordinary thrillers and more thrills than ordinary fiction, with a constant awareness of perils swirling beneath its surface.
Buy Case Histories: (Jackson Brodie) New Jacket by Atkinson, Kate (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(1K). Case Histories A Novel (Book): Atkinson, Kate: Private detective Jackson Brodie finds his own need for resolution sparked by three investigations, including that of two sisters who discover a shocking clue to the disappearance of their third sister thirty years earlier.
Case Histories A Novel (Book): Atkinson, Kate: Ex-cop turned private investigator Jackson Brodie takes on three cases involving past crimes occurring in and around London. In the first case, two middle-aged sisters are haunted by the disappearance of their sister Olivia at age three.
The second case introduces a retired lawyer who is obsessed with solving the brutal killing of his grown. After two self-indulgent detours, Atkinson proves that her Whitbread Award–winning debut, Behind the Scenes at the Museum (), was no fluke with a novel about three interconnected mysteries.
They seem totally unrelated at first to private detective Jackson Brodie, hired by separate individuals in Cambridge, England, to investigate long-dormant cases. If you could sum up Case Histories in three words, what would they be. Emotional, engaging, enjoyable. What was one of the most memorable moments of Case Histories.
Atkinson's complex use of time to weave the novel, bringing great depth to her characters. Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting.
Absolutely. Any additional. Case Histories A Novel (Book): Atkinson, Kate: The first book in Kate Atkinson's Jackson Brodie Mysteries series, called The best mystery of the decade by Stephen King, finds private investigator Jackson Brodie following three seemingly unconnected family mysteries in Edinburg.
Case one: A little girl goes missing in the night. Case two: A beautiful young office worker falls victim to a. With Jason Isaacs, Amanda Abbington, Zawe Ashton, Millie Innes. Former soldier and policeman Jackson Brodie becomes a private investigator/10(K).
Welcome to Mike's TV Case Histories. Mike's TV Case Histories is an easy to use book for professional TV servicers and advanced do-it yourselfers. It contains proven solutions to numerous TV problems and has an outstanding record for customer satisfaction (only three returned from TV techs for a refund out of 26,+ orders in the past 30+ years).Case Histories is the first in a series featuring Jackson Brodie, a police officer turned private detective.
The first three chapters set up the rest of the book, each describing a murder or missing person case. The three cases spanned a thirty-year period and were completely unrelated. Two were never solved.4/5(66).
After reading Case Histories, which I really enjoyed, I found I had some thoughts/questions and was wondering how other people felt about 't want to ruin any plot points for anyone though so this thread is for those who already finished this book or don't mind hearing what happens in advance.