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The House of Sight and Shadow

Griffin, Nicholas

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ISBN 10: 0316854441 / ISBN 13: 9780316854443
Published by Little, Brown, London, 2002
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Title: The House of Sight and Shadow

Publisher: Little, Brown, London

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Early eighteenth-century London, and two doctors are criss-crossing the boundaries of morality in the heady pursuit of scientific progress. It is a challenge that leads Sir Edmund Calcraft, an eminent and notorious anatomist, and Joseph Bendix, his young ambitious student, into playing a dark game with the lawless side of London.
But Bendix's growing passion for a woman he first glimpses in Calcraft's house threatens to end their mutual quest. From gallows to mad houses, from anatomical laboratories to frost fairs set on the frozen Thames, the two men begin to compete in both head and heart...

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Nicholas Griffin is the author of widely-acclaimed THE REQUIEM SHARK, research for which included an epic ocean voyage aboard an eighteenth-century-style vessel. He divides his time between his homes in London and New York.

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