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The Coral Thief Paperback – 11 Nov 2010

3.6 out of 5 stars 17 customer reviews

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  • Paperback: 256 pages
  • Publisher: W&N (11 Nov. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0753827107
  • ISBN-13: 978-0753827109
  • Product Dimensions: 13.1 x 1.9 x 19.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars 17 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 252,377 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Combines theories of evolution with the intrigue of an old-fashioned thriller...Clever and thought-provoking. (LONDON METRO)

An utterly gripping, fascinating read. (SUGAR)

Original and evocative, this thriller set in 19th-century Paris deftly weaves together history and science. (DAILY TELEGRAPH)

Keenly researched, lovingly decorated, brimming with ideas but never short on character or charm (Boyd Tonkin INDEPENDENT)

This book, like the coral that Daniel was originally carrying, is a rare and fascinating specimen. (TIMES)

It makes for an entertaining narrative as Lucienne's band of well-spoken rogues duck and dive to avoid Jagot, the head of police. (GUARDIAN)

An original and enthralling read. (BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH)

A riveting read (SUNDAY BUSINESS POST, Ireland)

Book Description

A young scientist becomes involved with a mysterious band of antiquities robbers in the heady atmosphere of nineteenth-century Paris. A powerful and thrilling novel for fans of The Essex Serpent.

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