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A personal history of thirst

Author: John Burdett
Publisher: New York : Morrow, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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As two low-class Englishmen climb the social ladder, James Knight becomes a respected lawyer while Oliver Thirst becomes a career criminal. Knight marries an American woman, but Thirst seduces her and they marry. However, he is an abusive husband and she is accused of killing him. Now husband No. 1 has to defend her. A study of the British class system.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Legal stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Burdett
ISBN: 0688143997 9780688143992
OCLC Number: 33009421
Description: 301 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: John Burdett.

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As two low-class Englishmen climb the social ladder, James Knight becomes a respected lawyer while Oliver Thirst becomes a career criminal. Knight marries an American woman, but Thirst seduces her and they marry. However, he is an abusive husband and she is accused of killing him. Now husband No. 1 has to defend her. A study of the British class system.

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