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Is part of Brock and Kolla Barry Maitland , 1994- series - author novel (number 10 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 Dark Mirror
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'When Marion Summers - red-haired, beautiful and mysterious - collapses and dies in the rarefied surrounds of the London Library, DI Kathy Kolla and DCI David Brock are sent to head the investigation. Kathy finds a reluctant kinship with the feisty Marion, who had, like Kathy, left a difficult home life when young and struck out to London for independence.

Marion's research on the intriguing, adulterous circle of artists, wives, lovers and muses around Victorian artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti seems irrelevant until the use of arsenic arises. As Brock and Kolla get closer to the truth, another victim dies an excruciating death by poison in a library, and it looks like a serial poisoner is on the loose.' (From the publisher's website.)

Notes

  • Dedication: For Margaret With special thanks to Barry Sherringham and Dr Tim Lyons, and to Alison Sproston and the London Library for their help.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2009 .
      Extent: 364p.
      ISBN: 9781741757415

Works about this Work

Untitled Benjamin Chandler , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 314 2009; (p. 35)

— Review of Dark Mirror Barry Maitland , 2009 single work novel
Bohemian Thrills and Civil Pleasures Sue Turnbull , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 August 2009; (p. 31)

— Review of The Devil's Staircase Helen FitzGerald , 2009 single work novel ; Dark Mirror Barry Maitland , 2009 single work novel ; The Labyrinth of Drowning Alex Palmer , 2009 single work novel
Take Three Jeff Popple , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 16 August 2009; (p. 38)

— Review of Dark Mirror Barry Maitland , 2009 single work novel ; The Contract Brett Hoffmann , 2009 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 19 July 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of Brief Encounters : Literary Travellers in Australia 1836-1939 Susannah Fullerton , 2009 selected work biography ; Dark Mirror Barry Maitland , 2009 single work novel
Architect of Authenticity Karen Hardy , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 July 2009; (p. 9)
Crime File Graeme Blundell , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 4-5 July 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of Black Ice Leah Giarratano , 2009 single work novel ; Dark Mirror Barry Maitland , 2009 single work novel
Untitled Shelley Orchard , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 4 July 2009; (p. 24)

— Review of Dark Mirror Barry Maitland , 2009 single work novel
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 19 July 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of Brief Encounters : Literary Travellers in Australia 1836-1939 Susannah Fullerton , 2009 selected work biography ; Dark Mirror Barry Maitland , 2009 single work novel
Take Three Jeff Popple , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Sunday Canberra Times , 16 August 2009; (p. 38)

— Review of Dark Mirror Barry Maitland , 2009 single work novel ; The Contract Brett Hoffmann , 2009 single work novel
Bohemian Thrills and Civil Pleasures Sue Turnbull , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22-23 August 2009; (p. 31)

— Review of The Devil's Staircase Helen FitzGerald , 2009 single work novel ; Dark Mirror Barry Maitland , 2009 single work novel ; The Labyrinth of Drowning Alex Palmer , 2009 single work novel
Architect of Authenticity Karen Hardy , 2009 single work column
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 18 July 2009; (p. 9)
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