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eBook The Highest Form of Killing ePub

by Malcolm Rose

  • ISBN: 0152003738
  • Category: Mysteries and Thrillers
  • Subcategory: Teens
  • Author: Malcolm Rose
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers; 1st edition (April 18, 1995)
  • Pages: 304
  • ePub book: 1228 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1944 kb
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  • Rating: 4.3
  • Votes: 654

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Malcolm Rose (born 1953) is a British young adult author. Many of his books, including the Traces and Lawless and Tilley series, are mysteries or thrillers where the hero uses science to catch the criminal or terrorist.

Malcolm Rose (born 1953) is a British young adult author. Malcolm Rose was born in Coventry in 1953. He studied chemistry at the University of York. Before 1996 Malcolm was a Chemistry lecturer for the Open University and many of his books have a chemistry connection

The Highest Form of K. .I have some mixed feelings about this book. On the one hand, I always loved Point books when I was younger - and I really liked Plague, which I believe is by the same author.

The Highest Form of K. The blurb for this book sounded really interesting, but I felt that there wasn't a lot of mystery involved. The characters were interesting, to an extent, but I felt there were too many flashbacks in the book, which were kind of confusing.

When a horribly disfigured dog washes up on a Devon beach, three concerned citizens are cast into a web of intrigue. After a sample of T42, a secret, spectacularly deadly biological substance stolen from a Ministry of Defense lab, falls into the hands of bright but impulsive Mark, his former lover Sylvia and her tutor Derek control their outrage that such a thing could be manufactured and reluctantly help authorities track him down. The author, a chemist, develops both story and people in believable ways-but the triangle he creates with the main characters and their frequent romantic reveries.

Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom. The Highest Form of Killing was nominated for an Edgar Award. Both The OBTUSE Experiment and Tunnel Vision were commended by the Young Book Trust. Before 1996 Malcolm was a Chemistry lecturer for the Open University and many of his books have a chemistry connection. Tunnel Vision and Plague received the Angus Book Award, and also won the Lancashire Children"s Book of the Year Award.

Malcolm Rose’s previous novels for teenagers have combined gripping stories with subjects which invite serious . The Highest Form of Killing. Scholastic, 1994; ISBN 0590555367 Harcourt Brace in USA; ISBN 0152003738.

Malcolm Rose’s previous novels for teenagers have combined gripping stories with subjects which invite serious moral and ethical debate amongst readers. His latest is no exception, intertwining questions of medical ethics, politics and religion. Short-listed by the Mystery Writers of America for an Edgar award in the category of best novel for young persons 1992.

Malcolm Rose (born 1953) is a British young-adult author. Both The OBTUSE Experiment and Tunnel Vision were commended by the Young Book Trust Bibliography.

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A Higher Form of Killing opens with the first devastating battlefield use of lethal gas in World War . The book is from 2002, however, and therefore information about the development and use of such weapons during the "war on terror" is not included. I wish some of the chapters would have gone more in depth, particularly about the development of weapons by the middle east in the 1990s and the development overall in the . But, there is good reference material on Porton Down, the secret facility in the UK.

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Malcolm Rose is a British young adult author. While working as a lecturer, Malcolm was also writing several of his earlier books (

Three young people begin to investigate the mysterious circumstances surrounding a series of deaths at the Ministry of Defense. “The novel, set in England, moves quickly; the characters are developed fully; and the theme of chemical and biological warfare offers interesting subject matter for individual or group response. Rose captures the structure of the mystery well, builds strong emotional ties among the three primary characters, and provides a compelling theme for young adult readers.”-English Journal