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The convictions of John Delahunt

Author: Andrew Hughes
Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Pegasus books hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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When the brutal murder of a young boy raises a public outcry in 1841 Dublin, the killer, a student with ties to Dublin Castle, recounts his dark underworld story while waiting for his execution.
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Genre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction
Political fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Hughes
ISBN: 9781605987941 1605987948 1781620156 9781781620151 1781620148 9781781620144 1448169771 9781448169771 0552779415 9780552779418
OCLC Number: 892878750
Description: 348 pages : map ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Andrew Hughes.

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On a cold December morning in 1841, a small boy is enticed away from his mother and his throat savagely cut. But when the people of Dublin learn why John Delahunt committed this vile crime, the  Read more...

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"A quite exceptional novel ... The world he creates has echoes of Kafka and Orwell ... totally convincing. It draws you in like a trap." C. J. SANSOM, author of Dissolution and Winter in Madrid Read more...

 
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