The Thief Taker Paperback – 2 May 2005
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"'Colourful and wildly entertaining...A wonderful read'" (GUARDIAN)
"'A delicious five-course banquet: a murder mystery is succeeded by an abandoned infant weepie, a love story, a social history and, finally, a richly flavoured, full-bodied, 18th-century whodunnit...You'll be kept guessing right up until the last page in this splendid novel'" (HARPERS & QUEEN)
"'A compulsive page-turner which will appeal especially to anyone who was spellbound by Charles Palliser's The Quincunx'" (DAILY MAIL)
"'Take the rarefied world of Gosford Park, add the dark atmosphere of Sherlock Holmes and a pinch of stylish prose and you have The Thief Taker - an absorbing novel that evokes days of sin and skulduggery'" (DAILY RECORD)
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