Synopses & Reviews
Young William Jones is on a desperate search through darkest London for John Diamond, the son of a man his father apparently once cheated badly. Will he find him? Originally published in the United States as Footsteps
, John Diamond
"combines a cast of remarkable eccentrics with superb sensory descriptions" (The Horn Book
). The title was a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book.
About the Author
(1921-96) is considered one of the most innovative writers of historical fiction, and his work has entertained generations of readers.