A NovelDownloadable Audiobook - 2014-06-17
For fans of The Night Circus, The Historian, and A Discovery of Witches, Lauren Owen's enthralling debut captures the magic and menace of Victorian London, and is a brilliant novel of steadfast love, damning secrets, and dangerous ambition. London, 1892: James Norbury, a shy would-be pït newly down from Oxford, finds lodging with a charming young aristocrat. Through this new friendship, he is introduced to the drawing-rooms of high society, and finds love in an unexpected quarter. Then, suddenly, he vanishes without a trace. Unnerved, his sister, Charlotte, sets out from their crumbling country estate determined to find him. In the sinister, labyrinthine city that greets her, she uncovers a secret world at the margins populated by unforgettable characters: a female rope walker turned vigilante, a street urchin with a deadly secret, and the chilling "Doctor Knife." But the answer to her brother's disappearance ultimately lies within the...
Publisher: New York :, Books on Tape,, 2014-06-17.
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