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An extraordinary modern novel in the Victorian tradition, Charles Palliser has created something extraordinary--a plot within a plot within a plot of family secrets, mysterious clues, low-born birth, high-reaching immorality, and, always, always the fog-enshrouded, enigmatic character of 19th century — London itself.

"You read the first page and down you wonderfully fall, into a long, large, wide world of fiction."

THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780345371133
Author:
Palliser, Charles
Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Author:
Palliser, Charles
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Young men
Subject:
Young men -- England -- London -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
163
Publication Date:
19901131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
800
Dimensions:
9.2 x 6.2 x 1.3 in 1.65 lb

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