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The night inspector

a novel

by Frederick Busch

  • 268 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Harmony Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementFrederick Busch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.U814 N54 1999
    The Physical Object
    Pagination278 p. :
    Number of Pages278
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL31442M
    ISBN 100609602357
    LC Control Number99011890

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. In this night world, Billy comes into contact with a discouraged writer he calls M, the author of a forgotten novel titled “The Whale.” Like Herman Melville, M is a deputy customs inspector in the port of New York.

    The Night Inspector is a great American novel about the country&#;s dark night of the soul. Prolific novelist and short story writer Frederick Busch – author of more than twenty books since – evokes the Civil War and its aftermath with startling immediacy. "The Night Inspector" follows the extraordinary life of William Bartholomew, a maimed veteran of the Civil War, as he returns from the battlefields to New York City, bent on reversing his fortunes. It is there he meets Jessie, a Creole prostitute who engages him in an adventure that has its origins in the complexities and despair of the.

    Another decent Inspector Montalbano story. A grocery store owned by the Cuffaro's is robbed, and the manager ends up committing suicide is one plot line. The other involves the son of the local politician, whose gorgeous girlfriend is butchered.4/5. Get this from a library! The night inspector: a novel. [Frederick Busch] -- In post-Civil War New York, an investor mounts an operation to free a group of children held as slaves in Florida. The investor is William Bartholomew who served in the Union army as a sniper and he.


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The night inspector by Frederick Busch Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Night Inspector is full of prose that is so well-crafted and a rare pleasure to read. The author is also masterful at depicting life and suffering in ways that are both poetic and recognizable. I especially liked the sections of the story that deal with the protagonist's time during the Civil War/5(30).

Homer's painting becomes part of the inspiration for Frederick Busch's ( -- ) dark novel, "The Night Inspector" which creatively imagines the life of Homer's nameless sharpshooter in the person of William Bartholomew,/5.

An exploration of evil, hidden identities and the dehumanizing forces of commerce, The Night Inspector has a moral heft and stylistic grace not unlike the work of [Herman Melville]." —The Wall Street JournalPages: An exploration of evil, hidden identities and the dehumanizing forces The night inspector book commerce, The Night Inspector has a moral heft and stylistic grace not unlike the.

Many of Busch's novels deal with the subject of endangered or lost children, and certainly this is true of The Night Inspector. Driving the story forward is the plan to rescue a shipload of black children, a scheme that brings all the major characters together at the tale's climax.

If you read the Kirkus review above then you already know what "The Night Inspector" is "about."It is a brilliantly written book about a time in the life of a deadly sniper in the Army of the North, Herman Melville, and a writer called Sam Mordecai.I am no book reviewer.

I am a reader.5/5(5). THE NIGHT INSPECTOR. by Frederick Busch. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Bartholomew is a brilliantly imagined character, and the book vibrates with beautifully realized (mostly nocturnal) period scenes.

A single improbability aside (we’re never fully persuaded that this “acid-etched man of. Editions for The Night Inspector: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Kindle Edition), (ebook Home My Books.

The Night Inspector is a snapshot of Civil War battles and post-Civil War New York as it fights to become a modern city. Like Busch’s reconstruction of Charles Dickens in The Mutual Friend (), this book is a study of Herman Melville and his wars with himself and the world which has relegated him to.

The Night She Died is the first novel in the Inspector Thanet series. A pretty housewife is found murdered in her home.a knife sticking out of her chest. She was stabbed through her coat and clothes. Her husband, supposedly returning home soon after Julie Holmes /5.

The Night Inspector by Frederick Busch An immensely powerful story, The Night Inspector follows the extraordinary life of William Bartholomew, a maimed veteran of the Civil War, as he returns from the battlefields to New York City, bent on reversing his fortunes.

The first in the series featuring Inspector Thanet, a “most likable policeman,” The Night She Died is a compelling procedural from an acclaimed CWA Silver Dagger winner (Yorkshire Post). The Night She Died is the 1st book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order/5(70).

Andrea Camilleri was one of Italy's most popular authors, and the author of the Inspector Montalbano books. The book series has been translated into thirty-two languages and was adapted into an Italian television series starring Luca Zingaretti, screened on BBC4. Here are all the Inspector Montalbano books.

Buy Into the Night: Inspector Rykel Book 2 (Amsterdam Quartet with Inspector Jaap Rykel) by Woodhouse, Jake from Amazon's Fiction Books Store.

Everyday low prices on a huge range of new releases and classic fiction/5(48). Format: Paperback. The second instalment in British author Woodhouse's 'Amsterdam Quartet' is a very fine European police thriller, with a twisting plotline and intriguing cast of characters.

A headless body is found on an Amsterdam rooftop, hands blow-torched/5(40). Homer's poem becomes part of the inspiration for Frederick Busch's ( -- ) dark novel, "The Night Inspector" which creatively imagines the life of Homer's nameless sharpshooter in the person of William Bartholomew, the first person narrator of the story/5(29).

The Scent of the Night is the sixth comic detective audiobook in the Inspector Montalbano series by Andrea Camilleri.

Montalbano learned how hard it was to put on a wetsuit while in a dinghy speeding over a sea that wasn't exactly calm. Mimì, at the helm, looked tense and worried/5().

The Night Inspector. By FREDERICK BUSCH Harmony Books. Read the Review "No mouth," I told him. "If I'm to craft a special order for you," he said "What is that, a special order?" "Why, this." He held up the sketch. I looked away from it.

"The mask, Mr. Bartholomew" he said. "I make arms. I make legs. The Night Inspector by Frederick Busch starting at $ The Night Inspector has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

An immensely powerful story, The Night Inspector follows the extraordinary life of William Bartholomew, a maimed veteran of the Civil War, as he returns from the battlefields to New York City, bent on reversing his fortunes. It is there he meets J. Into the Night: Inspector Rykel Book 2 (Amsterdam Quartet) Kindle Edition by Jake Woodhouse (Author) out of 5 stars 39 ratings.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Kindle /5(39).The night inspector: a novel. [Frederick Busch] -- In post-Civil War New York, an investor mounts an operation to free a group of children held as slaves in Florida.

The investor is William Bartholomew who served in the Union army as a sniper and he. The first in the series featuring Inspector Thanet, a “most likable policeman,” The Night She Died is a compelling procedural from an acclaimed CWA Silver Dagger winner (Yorkshire Post).

The Night She Died is the 1st book in the Inspector Thanet Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in /5(12).