A Christmas Odyssey (Christmas Novella 8)

A festive mystery from the dark underbelly of Victorian London
 
 
Headline Book Publishing
  • erschienen am 13. Oktober 2011
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 176 Seiten
978-0-7553-7690-2 (ISBN)
 
A festive story of hope and redemption emerging from the depths of Victorian society. 1864, and on a bitter December night in Victorian London, one man longs for a Christmas miracle. The city is preparing for the holidays yet James Wentworth is unable to focus on anything other than the disappearance of his wayward son, Lucien. Tales also begin emerge of Lucien's violent tendencies, his consuming obsession with a dangerous young woman and the disturbing Shadow Man. Can they bring Lucien home alive and if so, will it be a grave mistake for all concerned?
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
Headline Publishing Group
  • Taschenbuch
  • Höhe: 177 mm
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  • Breite: 110 mm
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  • Dicke: 17 mm
  • 100 gr
978-0-7553-7690-2 (9780755376902)
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Anne Perry is a New York Times bestselling author noted for her memorable characters, historical accuracy and exploration of social and ethical issues. Her two series, one featuring Thomas Pitt and one featuring William Monk, have been published in multiple languages. Anne Perry has also published a successful series based around World War One and the Reavley family, and the recent standalone novel The Sheen on the Silk. Anne Perry was selected by The Times as one of the twentieth century's '100 Masters of Crime'.
If you don't have a lump in your throat by the time you finish the final few pages, you shouldn't have had all that sherry * Yorkshire Evening Post * The tale is redolent with Victorian atmosphere, from the hypocritical snobbishness to the rigid social conventions of the time * Tangled Web * Praise for Anne Perry's other Christmas novellas: 'This brief work has an almost Jamesian subtlety, and with its powerful message of responsibility and redemption - "We need both to forgive and to be forgiven" - it conveys a moral force in keeping with the season * Wall Street Journal *

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