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Brian Doyle: IMG The Rude Burl of Our Masks



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Ross King’s delightful, Rabelaisian novel recounts the adventures of young George Cautley, an aspiring artist who, as he makes his way through London’s high society, finds that nothing is as it seems and everyone wears a disguise. Moving from masquerade balls in London to the magnificent and mysterious opera houses of Venice, Cautley is drawn into a web of intrigue and murder spun by the seductive and tempestuous Lady Beauclair. Suspenseful, menacing, and laced with black humor, King’s picaresque tale is full of surprisesand suspense, told at the pace of a thriller and with the richness of a restored painting.

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From the internationally best-selling author of "Brunelleschi's Dome" and "Ex-Libris, Domino" is a Rabelaisian journey into the hurly-burly world of 1770s London. "Domino" is the story of the mysterious and beautiful Lady Beauclair, the castrato singer Tristano, the naive Cautley, and Eleanora, mistress and muse.

About the Author

Ross King is the bestselling author of the nonfiction works Brunellesch‛s Dome and Michelangelo and the Pop‛s Ceiling, and the novel Ex-Libris.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142003367
Author:
King, Ross
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Subject:
Artists
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Singers
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Publication Date:
20031231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
8.06x5.08x.81 in. .69 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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