Fataal weekend - Patricia Cornwell Fataal weekend van Patricia Cornwell is het eerste deel in een reeks thrillers met dr. Kay Scarpetta in de hoofdrol. 'Fataal weekend is een aanwinst voor de crime-literatuur.' - 4 sterren in VN's Detective & Thrillergids 'Superspanning op niveau, niet in de laatste plaats door de levensechte beschrijvingen van de gedachtenwereld van een carrièrevrouw.' -
Fataal weekend
Patricia Cornwell
Annette Zeelenberg
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Amsterdam: Dwarsligger, 2013
555 p. ; 12 cm
9789049802462 (paperback)

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About Patricia Cornwell

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Patricia Cornwell (born Patricia Carroll Daniels; June 9, 1956) is an American crime writer. She is known for her best-selling novels featuring medical examiner Kay Scarpetta, of which the first was inspired by a series of sensational murders in Richmond, Virginia, where most of the stories are set. The plots are notable for their emphasis on forensic science, which has influenced later TV treatments of police work. Cornwell has also initiated new research into the Jack the Ripper killings, incriminating the popular British artist Walter Sickert. Her books have sold more than 100 million copies.

Early life

A descendant of abolitionist and writer Harriet Beecher Stowe, Cornwell was born on June 9, 1956 in Miami, Florida, second of three children, to Marilyn (née Zenner) and Sam Daniels. Her father was one of the leading appellate lawyers in the United States and served as a law clerk to Supr…Read more on Wikipedia