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The House of Sight and Shadow

Griffin, Nicholas

Published by Little, Brown, London, 2002
ISBN 10: 0316854441 / ISBN 13: 9780316854443
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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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fine with nice bright d.j. Signed by Griffin on the title page. Bookseller Inventory # 42251

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Synopsis: Set in early 18th-century London, this novel follows the story of two doctors, one an eminent anatomist, the other, his young student, as they manipulate the criminal underworld in their pursuit of scientific progress.

From the Inside Flap: Early eighteenth-century London, and two doctors are crisscrossing the boundaries of morality in the heady pursuit of scientific progress. This challenge leads Sir Edmund Calcraft, an eminent and notorious anatomist, and Joseph Bendix, his ambitious young student, into playing a dark game with the lawless side of English society. But Bendix?s growing passion for a woman he first glimpses in Calcraft?s house threatens to end their mutual quest.

From gallows to madhouses, from anatomical laboratories to a Frost Fair set on the frozen Thames, the two men compete in both head and heart. Mixing history, medical lore, and myth, The House of Sight and Shadow is a compelling tale about ambition, deception, and the fallibility of both love and reason.

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