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The Fraud

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‘A writer at the peak of her powers’ The Telegraph

Truth and fiction. Jamaica and Britain. Who gets to tell their story? Zadie Smith returns with her first historical novel.

Kilburn, 1873. The 'Tichborne Trial' has captivated the widowed Scottish housekeeper Mrs Eliza Touchet and all of England. Readers are at odds over whether the defendant is who he claims to be - or an imposter.

Mrs Touchet is a woman of many interests: literature, justice, abolitionism, class, her novelist cousin and his wives, this life and the next. But she is also sceptical. She suspects England ... Read more

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Penguin Books Ltd
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London, United Kingdom
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About Zadie Smith
Zadie Smith is the author of the novels White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, NW and Swing Time; as well as a novella, The Embassy of Cambodia; three collections of essays, Changing My Mind, Feel Free and Intimations; a collection of short stories, Grand Union; and the play, The Wife of Willesden, adapted from Chaucer. She is also the ... Read more

Reviews for The Fraud
No one understands humans better. As this novel shows, there is no better guide to people and their bottomlessness than Smith herself
This was really delightful. 10/10. Zadie Smith is a genius
Brandon Taylor author of The Late Americans A novel full of people, ideas, humour, feeling and something like moral truth – the stuff of ... Read more

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