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The convictions of John Delahunt

Author: Andrew Hughes
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On a cold December morning in 1841, a small boy is enticed away from his mother and his throat savagely cut. But when Dublin learns why John Delahunt committed his vile crime, the outcry against him leaves no room for compassion. Though his fate is sealed, this feckless Trinity College student - who became a secret informer for Dublin Castle - seems neither to regret what he did nor fear his punishment. Based on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
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Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hughes
ISBN: 9781781620144 1781620148
OCLC Number: 879203917
Description: 300 pages : maps (black and white) ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by Andrew Hughes.

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Dublin, 1841. On a cold December morning, a small boy is enticed away from his mother and his throat savagely cut. This killing causes a public outcry. For it appears the culprit - a feckless student  Read more...

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"A quite exceptional novel ... The world he creates has echoes of Kafka and Orwell ... totally convincing. It draws you in like a trap." C. J. SANSOM, author of Dissolution and Winter in Madrid Read more...

 
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