Synopses & Reviews
Sally Lockhart a young and dazzling financial consultant, champion of women's rights in late nineteenth century England; Frederick Garland, an attractive and talented photographer, interested in the design of unusual contraptions, and Jim Taylor; an aspiring play-wright with a talent for squeezing the most out of life, her three closest friends.
WHEN ONE OF Sallys clients loses a large sum of money in the unexpected collapse of a British shipping firm, Sally sets out to investigate. But as she delves deeper into the identity of a wealthy and elusive industrialist, she uncovers a plot so diabolical, it could subvert the entire civilized world.
About the Author
Philip Pullman is the award-winning author of the bestselling His Dark Materials trilogy. He lives in Oxford, England.