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by Anne Perry

Free eBook Half Moon Street (Charlotte  Thomas Pitt Novels) download ISBN: 0345433270
Author: Anne Perry
Publisher: Ballantine Books; 1st edition (April 4, 2000)
Language: English
Pages: 320
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: Genre Fiction
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Only 10 left in stock (more on the way). Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch, and the William Monk novels, including Blood on the Water and Blind Justice. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as twelve holiday novels, most recently A New York Christmas, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire.

Half Moon Street marks the return of Inspector Thomas Pitt (20 novels now, beginning with The Cater Street Hangman and still going strong) to the cobblestoned streets and elegant drawing rooms of 19th-century London

Half Moon Street marks the return of Inspector Thomas Pitt (20 novels now, beginning with The Cater Street Hangman and still going strong) to the cobblestoned streets and elegant drawing rooms of 19th-century London. The inhabitants of those drawing rooms aren't usually thrilled to see him, because he always comes bearing bad news.

Thomas Pitt is a police inspector in Victorian London. The series also features his wife, Charlotte. The Cater Street Hangman (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt

Thomas Pitt is a police inspector in Victorian London. Thomas Pitt is a police inspector in Victorian London.

Half Moon Street book. Anne Perry's Thomas Pitt books are uniformly excellent. But this is an especially interesting one, with Charlotte, Emily and even Gracie offstage, so to speak, and I put it that way because a good deal of the story centers around the theater. Instead, the women here are Caroline, and Mariah Ellison, her vastly unlovable mother-in-law.

Half Moon Street Lyrics. Come and meet me tomorrow Come with all your silver and our gold Egyptian night lady Come and meet me tomorrow Come with all your silver and our gold Egyptian night lady You don't seem like you do what you've been told And why won't you speak now Tying string between tin cans and pulling them tight Well I'm. only asking Did the cat get your tongue when you slept last night? From here to my window There are cracks in the walls that I can't mend I'll meet you on Half Moon Street With someone else's money that we can spend.

Thomas Pitt is the protagonist in a series of detective novels by Anne Perry. Pitt is from a working-class background in Victorian London. His father was a gamekeeper on a landed estate and Pitt was educated alongside the son of the house

Thomas Pitt is the protagonist in a series of detective novels by Anne Perry. His father was a gamekeeper on a landed estate and Pitt was educated alongside the son of the house. He was prompted to enter the police force after his father was wrongly accused of poaching game and transported to Australia.

Half Moon Street (Thomas Pitt Mystery, Book 20): A thrilling novel of murder. Among Anne Perry's other novels featuring Thomas and Charlotte Pitt are Brunswick Gardens, Ashworth Hall, Pentecost Alley, Traitors Gate, and The Hyde Park Headsman. She also writes the popular novels featuring Victorian private investigator William Monk-among them A Breach of Promise, The Silent Cry, Weighed in the Balance, Cain His Brother, and Defend and Betray. Her grasp of Victorian character and conscience still astonishes," said the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel. About Half Moon Street. A Charlotte and Thomas Pitt Novel. For Superintendent Thomas Pitt, the sight of the dead man riding the morning tide of the Thames is unforgettable. The corpse lies in a battered punt drifting through the early mist, clad in a torn green gown and bestrewn with flowers.

Like her literary forebear Charles Dickens, acclaimed author Anne Perry intrigues us with intricate plots propelled by vivid characters and the dark pleasures of Victorian London. Now, with Half Moon Street, Perry delivers another stunning novel enriched by the color of that matchless era: horses' hooves on cobblestone, fashionable drawing rooms where tea and scandal are served steaming hot, bedrooms whose secrets are seldom revealed, the strong beat of life in the world's most magnificent city.Superintendent Thomas Pitt cannot immediately ascertain exactly what segment of society the dead man riding the morning tide of the Thames came from, but the sight of him is unforgettable. He lies in a battered punt drifting through the morning mist, his arms and legs chained to the boat's sides. He is clad in a torn green gown and flowers bestrew his battered body.Is he, as Pitt fears, a French diplomat who has gone missing? Or merely someone who greatly resembles him? Pitt's determined search for answers leads him deep into London's bohemia to the theatre where beautiful Cecily Antrim is outraging society with her bold portrayal of a modern woman-- and into studios where masters of light and shadow are experimenting with the fascinating new art of photography.But only Pitt's most relentless pursuit enables him to identify the wildfire passions raging through this tragedy of good and evil, to hunt down the guilty and protect the innocent.Once again, Anne Perry asks us to look deeply into the crimes of heart--and rewards us a fresh and brilliant portrait of the engrossing world that she has long since made her own.
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Vudozilkree
The novel started out with the discovery of a dead man in a small boat wearing a dress and surrounded by artificial flowers. Thomas Pitt was called in to investigate this murder because the local police thought the deceased resembled a French diplomat that had been reported missing. Although Anne Perry frequently referred to this mysterious French diplomat who resembled the deceased, at the end she provided a weak resolution of this red herring. As other reviewers have pointed out, there were two storylines and although they converged at the end, the second story (created around a terrible secret that the Grandmother had kept for many years) did not add anything to the original mystery. In fact, Anne Perry used the second story as a means to inject her thoughts regarding pornography and her reflections about the theatre and Shakespeare and Oscar Wilde. Anne Perry dedicated so much of the novel to the second story and the thought processes of Caroline and her mother-in-law that at one point I forgot that I was reading a mystery. Then abruptly the next chapter jumped back to Pitt and the investigation. After enduring all the boring parts (which was most of the novel), the ending was so weak as to be laughable. I would never recommend this book to anyone and I think that I will not waste anymore of my money on Anne Perry's books. I didn't think that any of her books could get worse than the earlier Pitt novels when Emily and Charlotte (two silly sisters) kept interfering in the investigations. But Half Moon Street was awful. If I had had a hard copy of this novel (I bought the Kindle version), I would have tossed it in the garbage.
Lamranilv
If you already love Anne Perry mysteries for not only the plot but also the setting, the details of Victorian England, and the characters, you can buy this book without reading further, and you won't be disappointed. But if you're wondering whether this is a good author to get into, and a good book to read on its own merits--let me assure you: it is more than a mystery. It has a major theme that speaks to a person of any generation: the theme of openness/frankness (generally prized by the younger generation, especially Americans) and privacy/reticence (seen often in the older generation even in America.) "Why don't they say what they mean?" the youngsters ask of their grandparents. And "Why do they insist upon letting it all hang out?" ask the oldsters (probably in less slangy language). With brilliance, Perry shows the pros and cons of these two attitudes, associating them to different degrees with different characters in her novel. Just as you feel like saying "Right on!" for the boldness of a frank and forward-looking woman, you are confronted with the unnecessary pain such overtness would cause another woman. You have to reconsider your endorsement. This is a book to make you assess and reassess your own assumptions, to force you to recognize the pros and cons, on both personal and societal levels, of different attitudes towards "truth-telling" and censorship, and to lead you to more of both understanding and being understood across generational lines. Besides, it's a good story, an engaging mystery--what better combination could you ask for?
Nuadador
This is one of my favorites of Anne Perry's Pitt novels. We find out what led to the hateful bitterness in the old MIL of Caroline (and Grandmother to Charlotte and Emily) I always thought the nasty old lady should be slapped! Aunt V gives excellent council about dealing with people too wounded to be kind.

There is good discussion by the characters of both sides painful social issues, the damage from porn - and other's desire to express themselves and shake society's rigid values and roles of women; all without seeming contrived.

Perry sure doesn't have a predictable formula. I especially enjoyed reading this one for the interaction between the characters as they consider opposing viewpoints and open their minds a little. ...and again, how the seemingly morally up-right person can be so evil, hidden under pomposity....
Braswyn
Perry is up to her usual gripping suspense story here with continuing character development of Thomas and Charlotte Pitt and those with whom they interact in Victorian London.
EXIBUZYW
This novel is set in London in 1891, with particular emphasis on the theatres and the arts. It relates to a time period when women could be held in virtual slavery by their husbands. It deals with a variety of issues including women's rights, pornography, and perversions. It is more a romance novel than a mystery. While the novel has interesting sub-plots, perhaps it contains too many to be a good novel. The author also seems to be on a soap box, and perhaps does a little too much name dropping...
Inspector Pitt and Sergeant Tellman find themselves investigating sleazy shops that sell pornographic photos under-the-counter, sometimes to teenage boys - photos that sometimes depict acts that are illegal. The investigation eventually leads to a solution of the case. The novel deals with the seamier side of people's lives. It has content unsuitable for children. Parental discretion is advised.
Ygglune
Don't start to read these books unless you are prepared to get hooked. I read the first book and just kept going. The stories are so involved and show a picture of the times and politics of the era. It follows the caracters from one book to the next seamlessly while layering on new people and issues. I love the main caracters, Charlotte and Thomas. Keeping up with Charlotte while she keeps getting involved in Thomas's police cases is fascinating. I suggest you start with their first book and work up from there. You will really love them.
Kipabi
Have been "working" my way systematically through the Monk and Pitt series, and so glad I've discovered them. The books have everything the genre should have, but are written with compassion, kindness, and an oft amazingly deep insight in the human soul.