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The Darwin affair : a novel

Author: Timothy Mason
Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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London, June 1860. When an assassination attempt is made on Queen Victoria, and a petty thief is gruesomely murdered moments later only a block away, Chief Detective Inspector Charles Field quickly surmises that these crimes are connected to an even more sinister plot. Was Victoria really the assassin's target? Soon, Field's investigation exposes a shocking conspiracy in which the publication of Charles Darwin's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
History
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Victoria, Queen of Great Britain; Charles Darwin; Victoria, Queen of Great Britain
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Timothy Mason
ISBN: 9781616206345 1616206349
OCLC Number: 1041893347
Description: 373 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tim Mason.

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Get ready for one of the most inventive and entertaining novels of 2019 - an edge-of-your-seat Victorian-era thriller, where the controversial publication of On the Origin of Species sets off a  Read more...

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