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The Last Dickens By Matthew Pearl

The Last Dickens
by Matthew Pearl

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With his livelihood - indeed his life - in jeopardy, Dickens' publisher sets out to unravel the mystery. The trail leads him from bustling West End theatres, through grimy East End backstreets, into the fug of illicit opium dens, as the crime he hopes to solve ensnares him.
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The Last Dickens Summary


The Last Dickens by Matthew Pearl

1870. Charles Dickens is dead. The final instalment of his last manuscript has vanished. The script was last seen addressed to the publisher whose fortunes depend on it. Since its sudden disappearance the only clue to its whereabouts is a trail of brutal murders. With his livelihood - indeed his life - in jeopardy, Dickens' publisher sets out to unravel the mystery. The trail leads him from bustling West End theatres, through grimy East End backstreets, into the fug of illicit opium dens, as the crime he hopes to solve ensnares him.

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The Last Dickens Reviews


"A plot packed full of incident, coincidences, devious twists and dramatic set pieces" * Daily Mail *
"A Dickens of a mystery" * New York Daily News *
"An immensely gifted author" * Dan Brown *
"Matthew Pearl's The Last Dickens is a tour-de-force . . . which grips the reader from harrowing start to tantalizing finish" * Jed Rubenfeld, author of The Interpretation of Murder *
"An illuminating peep into a vanished world" -- James Urquhart * Financial Times *

About Matthew Pearl


Matthew Pearl is the internationally bestselling author of The Dante Club, published in more than thirty languages and forty countries. His other books include The Poe Shadow and The Last Dickens. Pearl is a graduate of Harvard University and Yale Law School and has taught literature at Harvard and at Emerson College. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Additional information

GOR001430395
The Last Dickens by Matthew Pearl
Matthew Pearl
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2010-01-07
464
0099512750
9780099512752
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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