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The orphan in the tower : a novel

Author: Louis Bayard
Publisher: New York : William Morrow, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st ed
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Dr Hector Carpentier is a partisan of no cause. His father, Dr Julien Carpentier, saw first-hand the ravages of the Revolution and remained resolutely impartial to politics. His son, cowed by his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Historical fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Eugène François Vidocq; Eugène François Vidocq
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Bayard
ISBN: 9780061173509 0061173509 9780061173516 0061173517 9780061668326 006166832X
OCLC Number: 594203290
Description: x, 352 pages : map, genealogical table ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Louis Bayard.

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"Bayard is a fearlessly confident writer. We are treated to all of the narrative verve and sly wit-both plot twists and turns of phrase-that make his books such a pleasure to read." -- Washington Read more...

 
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