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Publisher Comments:

As the shadows lengthen over the June grass, all England is heading for Epsom Downs’ high life and low life, society beautifies and Whitechapel street girls, bookmakers and gypsies, acrobats and thieves. Whole families stream along the Surrey back-roads, towards the greatest race of the year. Hopes are high, nerves are taut, hats are tossed in the air. This is Derby Day. In this rich and exuberant novel, the mysteries pile high, propelling us towards the day of the great race, as we wait with baited breath as the story gallops to a finish no one expects.

Synopsis:

Nominated for the Man Booker Prize, an exquisite tale of romance and rivalry, gambling and greed, from one of England’s finest writers.

About the Author

D. J. Taylor was born in Norwich in 1960. He is a novelist, critic and acclaimed biographer. His Orwell: The Life won the Whitbread Biography of the Year for 2003. His novel is Kept: a Victorian Mystery was a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year. He is married to novelist Rachel Hore and lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781605984445
Author:
Taylor, D. J.
Publisher:
Pegasus Books
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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