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The Wicked Boy

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Shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction 2017 The gripping, fascinating account of a shocking murder case that sent late Victorian Britain into a frenzy, by the number one bestselling, multi-award-winning author of The Suspicions of Mr Whicher 'Her research is needle-sharp and her period detail richly atmospheric, but what is most heartening about this truly remarkable book is the story of real-life redemption that it brings to light' John Carey, Sunday Times Early in the morning of Monday 8 July 1895, thirteen-year-old Robert Coombes and his twelve-year-old brother Nattie ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Number of Pages
400
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781408851166
SKU
V9781408851166
Shipping Time
Usually ships in 5 to 9 working days
Ref
99-5

About Summerscale, Kate
Kate Summerscale is the author of the number one bestselling The Suspicions of Mr Whicher, winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, the Galaxy British Book of the Year Award, a Richard & Judy Book Club pick and adapted into a major ITV drama. Her first book, the bestselling The Queen of Whale Cay, won a Somerset Maugham award ... Read more

Reviews for The Wicked Boy
No other writer could have made the Coombes case so fascinating and so vivid ... It would be impossible to read this dry-eyed
Cressida Connelly
Spectator
An extraordinary book which will stay with you
Vanessa Berridge
Daily Express
Gripping... Summerscale is an exquisite storyteller. She is judicious in her use of detail, subtle in ... Read more

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