'A first-rate piece of Victorian crime fiction.' -- The Herald
'William Sutton's first novel is fine, extravagant and thoroughly
enjoyable...an exhuberant tale...the fun is fast and furious...'
-- Allan Massie, The Scotsman
A thoroughly enjoyable tale.
... terrorist agents at work in Victorian London.
A promising debut. -- Scottish Review of Books, Sunday Herald, 12 Nov 06
Tongue in cheek Victorian romp and magnificent picture of imperial
capital. ... enjoyable, well written, atmospheric journey back in time. -- Dooyoo.co.uk
genuinely funny ... Prose and interweaving plots built like
wrought-iron Victorian follies ... highly original and engaging debut
novel. -- Scotland on Sunday, 10 September 2006 http://living.scotsman.com/books.cfm?id=1335012006
shines in its excellent evocation of Victorian London: a living,
breathing, stinking beast of a city, terrible and awe inspiring. -- TheBookBag.co.uk
About the Author
William Sutton grew up in Scotland. He has also lived in London, South America and Italy. Besides writing plays, stories and articles, he has performed on the Edinburgh Fringe, acted in the world's longest play, taught Latin and Greek, and played cricket for Brazil. he has just returned to the UK after several years abroad writing, teaching and singing in pubs and ice-cream parlours. He is working on another Campbell Lawless mystery.