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  • ISBN: 9780525558965
  • ISBN: 0525558969
  • Physical Description: 454 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2023.

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"It is 1873. Mrs. Eliza Touchet is the Scottish housekeeper-and cousin by marriage-of a once-famous novelist, now in decline, William Ainsworth, with whom she has lived for thirty years. Mrs. Touchet is a woman of many interests: literature, justice, abolitionism, class, her cousin, his wives, this life and the next. But she is also skeptical. She suspects her cousin of having no talent; his successful friend, Mr. Charles Dickens, of being a bully and a moralist; and England of being a land of facades, in which nothing is quite what it seems. Andrew Bogle, meanwhile, grew up enslaved on the Hope Plantation, Jamaica. He knows every lump of sugar comes at a human cost. That the rich deceive the poor. And that people are more easily manipulated than they realize. When Bogle finds himself in London, star witness in a celebrated case of imposture, he knows his future depends on telling the right story. The "Tichborne Trial"-wherein a lower-class butcher from Australia claimed he was in fact the rightful heir of a sizable estate and title-captivates Mrs. Touchet and all of England. Is Sir Roger Tichborne really who he says he is? Or is he a fraud? Mrs. Touchet is a woman of the world. Mr. Bogle is no fool. But in a world of hypocrisy and self-deception, deciding what is real proves a complicated task."--Jacket flap.
Subject: Orton, Arthur, 1834-1898 > Trials, litigation, etc. > Fiction.
Impostors and imposture > Fiction.
Housekeepers > Fiction.
Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882 > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Legal fiction (Literature)

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