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Stone's Fall

Pears, Iain

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ISBN 10: 067697984X / ISBN 13: 9780676979848
Published by Knopf, Canada, 2009
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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1st Canadian Edition. SIGNED by author on a bookplate on front end page (signature only). $34.95 price present on DJ flap. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 021623

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Title: Stone's Fall

Publisher: Knopf, Canada

Publication Date: 2009

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis:

A tour de force in the tradition of Iain Pears’ international bestseller, An Instance of the Fingerpost, Stone’s Fall weaves a story of love and high finance into the fabric of a page-turning thriller. A novel to stand alongside Atonement and The Remains of the Day.

A panoramic novel with a riveting mystery at its heart, Stone’s Fall is a quest, a love story, and a tale of murder – richly satisfying and completely engaging on many levels. It centres on the career of a very wealthy financier and the mysterious circumstances of his death, cast against the backdrop of WWI and Europe’s first great age of espionage, the evolution of high-stakes international finance and the beginning of the twentieth century’s arms race. Stone’s Fall is a major return to the thriller form that first launched Iain Pears onto bestseller lists around the world and that earned him acclaim as a mesmerizing storyteller.

About the Author:

Iain Pears is the author of the bestsellers An Instance of the Fingerpost and The Dream of Scipio and a novella, The Portrait, as well as a series of acclaimed detective novels, a book of art history and countless articles on artistic, financial and historical subjects. He lives in Oxford, England.

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