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The Devil's company : a novel

Author: David Liss
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The year is 1722. Ruffian for hire, ex-boxer, and master of disguise, Londoner Benjamin Weaver finds himself caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse, pitted against Jerome Cobb, a wealthy and mysterious schemer who needs Weaver's strength and guile for his own treacherous plans. To save his friends and family from Cobb's reach--and more importantly to secure the welfare of England--Weaver must infiltrate the East  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Liss
ISBN: 9781400064199 1400064198
OCLC Number: 67346332
Description: 369 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: David Liss.

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The year is 1722. Ruffian for hire, ex-boxer, and master of disguise, Londoner Benjamin Weaver finds himself caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse, pitted against Jerome Cobb, a wealthy and mysterious schemer who needs Weaver's strength and guile for his own treacherous plans. To save his friends and family from Cobb's reach--and more importantly to secure the welfare of England--Weaver must infiltrate the East India Company, navigate its warring factions, and uncover a secret plot of corporate rivals, foreign spies, and government operatives.

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