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The Quincunx

Palliser, Charles

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ISBN 10: 0345364635 / ISBN 13: 9780345364630
Published by Ballantine Books, New York, NY, U.S.A., 1990
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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NEAR FINE/ FINE copy protected by Archival Brodart cover. Book is slightly loose, otherwise a fine copy. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000616

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Title: The Quincunx

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York, NY, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1990

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

An extraordinary modern novel in the Victorian tradition, Charles Palliser has created something extraordinary--a plot within a plot within a plot of family secrets, mysterious clues, low-born birth, high-reaching immorality, and, always, always the fog-enshrouded, enigmatic character of 19th century -- London itself.
"You read the first page and down you wonderfully fall, into a long, large, wide world of fiction."
THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

About the Author:

Charles Palliser was born in the US but has lived in the UK since childhood. For a number of years he lectured in English at the University of Strathclyde but resigned to write full time after the success of The Quincunx. He is the author of four novels

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