Circles of Deceit

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Murder, conspiracy, radicalism, poverty, riot, violence, capitalism, technology: everything is up for grabs in the early part of Victoria's reign. Radical politicians, constitutional activists and trade unionists are being professionally assassinated. When Josiah Ainscough of the Stockport Police thwarts an attempt on the life of the Chartist leader, Feargus O'Connor, he receives public praise, but earns the enmity of the assassin, who vows to kill him. 'Circles of Deceit', the second of Paul CW Beatty's Constable Josiah Ainscough's historical murder mysteries, gives a superb and electric picture of what it was to live in 1840s England. The novel is set in one of the most turbulent political periods in British history, 1842-1843, when liberties and constitutional change were at the top of the political agenda, pursued using methods fair or foul.

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£9.99  £9.29
Publisher
The Conrad Press
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Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781913567361
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