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Gallows thief

Author: Bernard Cornwell; Sean Barrett
Publisher: Bath [England] : Chivers Audio Books, [℗2002]
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is 1817 and Charles Corday, a portrait painter, has only seven days to live. He has been found guilty of murdering a countess whom he was in the process of painting. He has been sentenced to hang, and political pressures make it expedient for the Home Office to confirm his guilt. Rider Sandman has been appointed to investigate but he finds much that does not fit the verdict, and there are many people determined  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Audiobooks
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Cornwell; Sean Barrett
ISBN: 0754055248 9780754055242
OCLC Number: 155904998
Notes: Compact disc.
Complete & unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Sean Barrett.
Description: 10 audio discs (10 hr., 02 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Bernard Cornwell.

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It is 1817 and Charles Corday, a portrait painter, has only seven days to live. He has been found guilty of murdering a countess whom he was in the process of painting. He has been sentenced to hang, and political pressures make it expedient for the Home Office to confirm his guilt. Rider Sandman has been appointed to investigate but he finds much that does not fit the verdict, and there are many people determined to halt his activities.

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