Explore the fascinating world of forensic pathologist Dr Kay Scarpetta - and discover the real-life inspirations behind her most disturbing cases!
A fascinating look into the life and work of bestselling author Patricia Cornwell.
Millions of readers have been hooked on fictional forensic pathologist Dr Kay Scarpetta since her introduction in Patricia Cornwell's first Scarpetta novel, 'Post Mortem', in 1990. It's a fascination that has only deepened with each of Cornwell's ten subsequent Scarpetta novels, all of which have appeared on 'The New York Times' best-seller list. The series has been translated into 22 languages, and recent titles have been printed in excess of one million copies each.
This the first and only book devoted to this bestselling author and her beloved heroine, Dr Kay Scarpetta. It's the definitive work on Cornwell - dozens of photographs, numerous interviews and articles and detailed discussions of her novels.
The book encompasses her life, her body of work and the deep and fascinating relationship between the two. Fans will delight in an insider's look at Richmond, the city Kay Scarpetta calls home, as well as a thorough examination of the geography of Scarpetta's world. A must read for Cornwell's millions of fans.
- Publication Date:
- 01 / 12 / 2002
- 150 x 230mm