The Way of All Flesh –Ambrose Parry
21 Oct 7:30PM
21 Oct 8:30PM
Medicine, murder and money blur the lines between class and gender in 1840’s Edinburgh in Ambrose Parry’s first historical mystery. Ambrose Parry is a pseudonym, a collaboration between Marisa Haetzman, an anaesthetist and medical historian and Chris Brookmyre, award-winning, bestselling author.
The couple are married and live in Scotland. Chris Brookmyre is the international bestselling and multi-award-winningauthor of twenty-one novels. Dr Marisa Haetzman is a consultant anaesthetist of twenty years’ experience in the NHS with a Master’s degree in the History of Medicine.
If you are interested in historical mystery underpinned with hard facts and insight into this new writing partnership, Ambrose Parry and their debut novel is just for you.
A book signing will follow the event.
‘Utterly compelling, this tale of Old Edinburgh is so full of characters and startling incident that I never wanted it to end.’Denise Mina
‘A rip-roaring tale of murder amid the medical experiments of 19th-century Edinburgh. The book brings both city and period to colourful life and is a joy to read.’ Ian Rankin,Guardian, Best Summer Books