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Anne Perry (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.00
Publisher
Ballantine Books
Publish Date
June 28, 2011
Pages
326
Dimensions
5.29 X 0.77 X 7.95 inches | 0.55 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780345523686

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About the Author

Anne Perry is the bestselling author of two acclaimed series set in Victorian England: the Charlotte and Thomas Pitt novels, including Death on Blackheath and Midnight at Marble Arch, and the William Monk novels, including Blood on the Water and Blind Justice. She is also the author of a series of five World War I novels, as well as twelve holiday novels, most recently A New York Christmas, and a historical novel, The Sheen on the Silk, set in the Ottoman Empire. Anne Perry lives in Los Angeles and Scotland.

Reviews

"Compelling . . . vintage Perry: a grand, sweeping mystery."--Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

"Fast moving and utterly engrossing . . . Perry's Victorian novels attain the societal sweep of Trollope or Thackeray; she has absolute command over both political history and the small fascinating details of everyday life."--Booklist (starred review)

"A mystery--a very good one . . . Status, rights, love, and duty are hallmarks of Perry's narratives. Here, they are brought into finer focus, allowing their inherent drama to carry the story forward."--Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Perry skillfully explores the gap between the Victorians' love of knowledge and their deepening suspicion that their way of life cannot continue."--The Boston Globe

"Delicious political treachery . . . [Perry's] grasp of the economic and social forces of the period is masterly."--Chicago Sun-Times