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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....

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780517581841
Author:
Norfolk, Lawrence
Publisher:
Harmony Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
London
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Lexicographers.
Subject:
Lexicographers -- Fiction.
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
c1991
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
422 p.

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