The last dickens [electronic resource] : A Novel. Matthew Pearl.
- ISBN: 9781588368584 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2009.
|Summary, etc.:|| In his most enthralling novel yet, the critically acclaimed author Matthew Pearl reopens one of literary history's greatest mysteries. The Last Dickens is a tale filled with the dazzling twists and turns, the unerring period details, and the meticulous research that thrilled readers of the bestsellers The Dante Club and The Poe Shadow.Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens's untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends his trusted clerk Daniel Sand to await the arrival of Dickens's unfinished novel. But when Daniel's body is discovered by the docks and the manuscript is nowhere to be found, Osgood must embark on a transatlantic quest to unearth the novel that he hopes will save his venerable business and reveal Daniel's killer.Danger and intrigue abound on the journey to England, for which Osgood has chosen Rebecca Sand, Daniel's older sister, to assist him. As they...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Random House, 2009. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3599 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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