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Praise for Cara Massimina Book One in the Duckworth Trilogy Labyrinthine and chilling. The readability of the book comes from Park’s wonderful and audacious juggling of farcical situations and the way in which Morris’s earnest attempts to build a more cultured and just world lead him further and further into slaughter. Cara Massimina was a triumph of the -besides genre. This is an even greater one. -Daily Telegraph.
Cara Massimina, 1990, a murder story first published under the pseudonym "John MacDowell", but later in the author's own name. Mimi's Ghost, 1995, sequel of Cara Massimina.
Morris Duckworth, an unhappy and poverty-stricken English teacher in Verona, descends deeper and deeper into crime and violence as he moves from petty theft to a plot to kidnap a wealthy heiress who has fallen in love with him. Skyhorse Publishing, as well as our Arcade, Yucca, and Good Books imprints, are proud to publish a broad range of books for readers interested in fiction-novels, novellas, political and medical thrillers, comedy, satire, historical fiction, romance, erotic and love stories, mystery, classic literature, folklore and mythology, literary.
Cara Massimina : A Novel. Morris hat eine irrwitzige Idee: Die Heirat mit seiner wohlhabenden Schülerin Massimina Trevisan soll ihm die Eintrittskarte zur mondänen Welt der Reichen verschaffen. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. Cara Massimina : A Novel. Als dieses Vorhaben misslingt lässt Morris endgültig alle moralischen Hemmungen fallen: Er entführt Massimina, um ein Lösegeld von der Familie zu erpressen. Die darauffolgenden Komplikationen stellen ihn vor immer größere Probleme.
Bored and broke, Morris Duckworth, an English teacher in Verona, stumbles on a plan for financial salvation – to marry Massimina, one of his lovelier students.
Published: 14/11/2011. Bored and broke, Morris Duckworth, an English teacher in Verona, stumbles on a plan for financial salvation – to marry Massimina, one of his lovelier students. And if his intentions are frustrated by a suspicious, conservative family, is it any fault of his that the girl chooses to elope? Obsessed by self-advancement and excitement, Morris’s dreams of blackmail, theft and murder plunge him deep into a chilling nightmare of deception and violence.
John Henry McDowell (born 7 March 1942) is a South African philosopher, formerly a fellow of University College, Oxford and now University Professor at the University of Pittsburgh.