By gaslight / Steven Price.

London, 1885. Three years before the Whitechapel killings, London is a city of fog and darkness. A severed head is dredged from the Thames; ten miles away, a woman's body is discovered on Edgeware Road. The famed American detective William Pinkerton is summoned by Scotland Yard to investigate. The d...

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Main Author: Price, Steven, 1976-
Published: [Toronto] : McClelland & Stewart, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited, a Penguin Random House Company, 2016.
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Summary: London, 1885. Three years before the Whitechapel killings, London is a city of fog and darkness. A severed head is dredged from the Thames; ten miles away, a woman's body is discovered on Edgeware Road. The famed American detective William Pinkerton is summoned by Scotland Yard to investigate. The dead woman fits the description of a grifter Pinkerton had been pursuing for a long time--someone he believed would lead him to a man he has been hunting since his father's death.
Physical Description: 731 pages ; 24 cm
Language: English
ISBN: 0771069235
9780771069239
9780771069345
Author Notes: STEVEN PRICE is the author of two award-winning poetry books, Anatomy of Keys (2006), winner of the Gerald Lampert Award, and Omens in the Year of the Ox (2012), winner of the ReLit Award. His first novel, Into That Darkness , was published by Thomas Allen to acclaim in 2011. He lives in Victoria, B.C.