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Author: C J Sansom
Publisher: London : Pan, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When a friend's niece is charged with murder and threatened with torture for her refusal to speak, 1540 lawyer Matthew Shardlake is granted a reprieve to investigate the case if he will also accept a dangerous assignment to find a legendary weapon.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C J Sansom
ISBN: 0330411977 9780330411974
OCLC Number: 57749622
Notes: Originally published: London : Macmillan, 2004.
Awards: Winner of CWA Ellis Peters Historical Dagger 2005.
Description: 580 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 18 cm
Responsibility: C.J. Sansom.

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Matthew Shardlake, is busy trying to maintain his legal practice. But, his involvement with a murder case, defending a girl accused of brutally murdering her young cousin, brings him once again into  Read more...

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C. J. Sansomas highly atmospheric and well-crafted sixteenth-century thriller... vividly describes the turbidity of Tudor London. (Jasper Fforde)

 
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