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The last Dickens /

A struggling American publisher in the 1870s journeys to England to track down the last novel of the recently deceased Charles Dickens.

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  • "A struggling American publisher in the 1870s journeys to England to track down the last novel of the recently deceased Charles Dickens."@en
  • "Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens's untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends Daniel Sand to take possession of the unfinished novel. When Sand is killed, Osgood and Rebecca Sand journey to England determined to recover the manuscript and stop a murderous mastermind."
  • "In his most enthralling novel yet, the critically acclaimed author Matthew Pearl reopens one of literary history?s greatest mysteries. The Last Dickens is a tale filled with the dazzling twists and turns, the unerring period details, and the meticulous research that thrilled readers of the bestsellers The Dante Club and The Poe Shadow.Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens?s untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends his trusted clerk Daniel Sand to await the arrival of Dickens?s unfinished novel. But when Daniel?s body is discovered by the docks and the manuscript is nowhere to be found, Osgood must embark on a transatlantic quest to unearth the novel that he hopes will save his venerable business and reveal Daniel?s killer.Danger and intrigue abound on the journey to England, for which Osgood has chosen Rebecca Sand, Daniel?s older sister, to assist him. As they attempt to uncover Dickens?s final mystery, Osgood and Rebecca find themselves racing the clock through a dangerous web of literary lions and drug dealers, sadistic thugs and blue bloods, and competing members of Dickens?s inner circle. They soon realize that understanding Dickens?s lost ending is a matter of life and death, and the hidden key to stopping a murderous mastermind."@en
  • "After the untimely death of Charles Dickens, his American publisher, Fields & Osgood, sends a trusted clerk to recover the manuscript of Dicken's last unfinished novel, but when the clerk is found dead on the docks without the manuscript, James Osgood decides to make the voyage to England, with the clerk's older sister Rebecca in tow, only to pick up the trail of a murderer."@en
  • "Pearl reopens one of literary history's greatest mysteries, in a tale filled with the dazzling twists and turns, the unerring period details, and the meticulous research that thrilled readers of bestsellers "The Dante Club" and "The Poe Shadow.""@en
  • "Boston,1870,News of Charles Dickens' death reaches his publisher who has been expecting the arrival of his latest instalment of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Dicken's last work to arrive shortly. Suspicious of ruthless, thieving New York publishers,Osgood sends his trusted young clerk, Daniel Sand to meet the shipment."
  • "In his most enthralling novel yet, the critically acclaimed author Matthew Pearl reopens one of literary history's greatest mysteries. The Last Dickens is a tale filled with the dazzling twists and turns, the unerring period details, and the meticulous research that thrilled readers of the bestsellers The Dante Club and The Poe Shadow. Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens's untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends his trusted clerk Daniel Sand to await the arrival of Dickens's unfinished novel. But when Daniel's body is discovered by the docks and the manuscript is nowhere to be found, Osgood must embark on a transatlantic quest to unearth the novel that he hopes will save his venerable business and reveal Daniel's killer. Danger and intrigue abound on the journey to England, for which Osgood has chosen Rebecca Sand, Daniel's older sister, to assist him. As they attempt to uncover Dickens's final mystery, Osgood and Rebecca find themselves racing the clock through a dangerous web of literary lions and drug dealers, sadistic thugs and blue bloods, and competing members of Dickens's inner circle. They soon realize that understanding Dickens's lost ending is a matter of life and death, and the hidden key to stopping a murderous mastermind. From the Hardcover edition."@en
  • "When Daniel Sand's body is discovered by the docks where he awaited Charles Dickens's unfinished novel, publishing partner James Osgood and Rebecca Sand, Daniel's sister, attempt to uncover Dickens's final mystery."
  • "Boston, 1870. When news of Charles Dickens' untimely death reaches the office of his struggling American publisher, Fields & Osgood, partner James Osgood sends his trusted clerk Daniel Sand to await the arrival of Dickens' unfinished novel. Then Daniel's body is discovered by the docks and the manuscript is nowhere to be found."

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  • "Large type books."
  • "Historical fiction."@en
  • "Historical fiction."
  • "Electronic books."@en
  • "Electronic books."
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Fiction"
  • "Suspense fiction."
  • "Detective and mystery stories"
  • "Suspense fiction"
  • "Detective and mystery stories."@en
  • "Detective and mystery stories."
  • "Belletristische Darstellung."
  • "Mystery fiction."
  • "Mystery fiction."@en

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  • "The last Dickens /"
  • "The last Dickens a novel /"
  • "The last Dickens /"@en
  • "The last dickens a novel /"@en
  • "The last Dickens : a novel /"
  • "The last Dickens : a novel /"@en
  • "The last Dickens"
  • "The Last Dickens."@en