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Gallows thief.

Author: Bernard Cornwell
Publisher: London : HarperCollinsPublishers, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A man in Newgate had been found guilty of murdering the aristocrat whose portrait he was painting. Captain Hawkes is given the job of investigating, but when his first steps produce a sizeable bribe to look the other way, it arouses his smouldering anger over the condition of England.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell
ISBN: 0007127944 9780007127948 0007127154 9780007127153 9780007437559 0007437552 9780060082741 0060082747 0060082739 9780060082734 9780007127160 0007127162
OCLC Number: 972512242
Description: 280 pages ; 24 cm.
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