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The silent boy

Author: Andrew Taylor
Publisher: London : HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Paris, 1792. Terror reigns as the city writhes in the grip of revolution. The streets run with blood as thousands lose their heads to the guillotine. Edward Savill, working in London as agent for a wealthy American, receives word that his estranged wife Augusta has been killed in France. She leaves behind ten-year-old Charles, who is brought to England to Charnwood Court, a house in the country leased by a group of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Thriller
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Taylor
ISBN: 9780007506606 0007506600 0008153760 9780008153762 9780008131357 000813135X
OCLC Number: 910976881
Awards: Short-listed for CrimeFest Kobo eDunnit Award 2016
Short-listed for CWA Endeavour Historical Dagger 2015
Description: 440 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Taylor.

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From the No. 1 bestselling author of THE AMERICAN BOY comes a brilliant new historical thriller set during the French Revolution. Selected as Historical Novel of the Year by The Times and Sunday  Read more...

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Praise for The Silent Boy: `In this taut thriller, Andrew Taylor deftly weaves unobtrusive historical research with a page-turning plot' The Times, Books of the Year `Great tale, Read more...

 
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