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Fish, Blood And Bone. by Leslie. Forbes

Fish, Blood And Bone.

by Leslie. Forbes

Publication: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2000, London

First edition. Signed by the author. Fine in dust jacket. Forensic photographer Claire Fleetwood inherits a house in the East End of London from an unknown aunt. Here she unearth evidence of her family's curious past diaries, ancient pots of Marmite, and several caches of human bones. Outside the garden walls of her new property, Claire's best friend, Sally, is found stabbed to death. Claire is determined to find a motive for this heinous crime. She finds herself drawn into a dangerous scientific trip that takes her from Jack the Ripper's claustrophobic Whitechapel to the India of her newly discovered ancestors and the paradise valleys of Tibet. Along the way her life is threatened, and she soon discovers that three generations of her family have been deeply involved in the opium trade!

Inventory Number: 15529