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Publisher Comments:

Set in Victorian London, this is a gripping tale of a man leading a double life as a thief and a gentleman.

When a petty thief falls through a glass roof trying to escape from the police, what should have been the death of him marks the beginning of a whole new life. He soon becomes the most elusive burglar in Victorian London, adopting a dual existence as both a respectable, wealthy gentleman named Montmorency, and his degenerate servant Scarper.

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When a petty thief "dies" trying to escape from the police, he adopts a dual existence as both a respectable, wealthy gentleman named Montmorency and his degenerate servant.

Synopsis:

When a petty thief falls through a glass roof trying to escape from the police, what should have been his death marks the beginning of a whole new life. After his broken body is reconstructed, he adopts a dual existence as both a respectable, wealthy gentleman named Montmorency, and his degenerate servant Scarper. But he must always be on guard — the smallest mistake could reveal his secret and ruin both his lives.

About the Author

Eleanor Updale studied history at St. Annes College in Oxford, England, before becoming a producer of TV and radio current affairs programs for the BBC. She is studying for a Ph.D. at the new Centre for Editing Lives and Letters at Queen Mary College, University of London. She is also a trustee of the charity Listening Books. She lives in England. Montmorency is her first book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439580359
Subtitle:
Thief, Liar, Gentleman
Publisher:
Orchard Books
Author:
Updale, Eleanor
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
History
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Law & Crime
Subject:
London
Subject:
Robbers and outlaws
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Identity
Subject:
Suspense/Thriller
Subject:
Thieves
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Brigands and robbers
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Montmorency
Series Volume:
01
Publication Date:
20040401
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
04-07

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"Synopsis" by , When a petty thief "dies" trying to escape from the police, he adopts a dual existence as both a respectable, wealthy gentleman named Montmorency and his degenerate servant.
"Synopsis" by ,
When a petty thief falls through a glass roof trying to escape from the police, what should have been his death marks the beginning of a whole new life. After his broken body is reconstructed, he adopts a dual existence as both a respectable, wealthy gentleman named Montmorency, and his degenerate servant Scarper. But he must always be on guard — the smallest mistake could reveal his secret and ruin both his lives.
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