Young William Jones is on a desperate search through darkest London for John Diamond, the son of a man his father apparently once cheated badly. Will he find him? Originally published in the United States as Footsteps, John Diamond "combines a cast of remarkable eccentrics with superb sensory descriptions" (The Horn Book). The title was a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book.
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Leon Garfield (1921-96) is considered one of the most innovative writers of historical fiction, and his work has entertained generations of readers.
"Narrated with the verve and pace of a picaresque novel, [John Diamond] combines a cast of remarkable eccentrics with superb sensory descriptions . . . Richly imagined and audacious in its balance of humor and suspense, the book is as absorbing as it is compelling." --The Horn Book
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Book Description Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110374424411