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Derby Day

Author: D J Taylor
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As the shadows lengthen over the June grass, all England is heading for Epsom Downs - high life and low life, society beauties and Whitechapel street girls, bookmakers and gypsies, hawkers and acrobats, punters and thieves. Whole families stream along the Surrey back-roads, towards the greatest race of the year. Hopes are high, nerves are taut, hats are tossed in the air - this is Derby Day.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D J Taylor
ISBN: 0701183586 9780701183585
OCLC Number: 732343721
Description: 405 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: D.J. Tayor.

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"Derby Day is a triumphant success...in this unputdownable Victorian romp [Taylor] enjoyable proves himself to be one of the finest of our 21st-century novelists" Financial Times "Rich and gorgeous Read more...

 
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