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"An important and inspiring novel."

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It is 18th-century London and John Lempriere, a young scholar, is writing a dictionary of classical mythology in an attempt to exorcise the demons raised by his father's violent and bizarre death. While tending to his father's business affairs, Lempriere discovers a 150-year old conspiracy that has kept his family from its share of the fabulously wealthy East India Company. But as John begins to untangle the years of mystery and deceit, people begin to die, in ways that mirror the very myths he is researching....

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345384232
Author:
Norfolk, Lawrence
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
London
Subject:
Psychological
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
London (England) History 18th century Fiction.
Subject:
Popular Fiction-Suspense
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
94-6
Publication Date:
19930831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1 in 1.4063 lb

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