Jack Maggs

Peter Carey (Author)
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Description

London,1837. Jack Maggs, raised and deported as a criminal, has returned from Australia, in secret and at great risk. What does he want after all these years, and why is he so interested in the comings and goings at a plush townhouse in Great Queen Street? And why is Jack himself an object of such interest to Tobias Oates, celebrated author, amateur hypnotist and fellow burglar - in this case of people's minds, of their histories and inner phantoms? A thrilling story of mesmerism and possession, of dangerous bargains and illicit love against the backdrop of Victorian London.

Product Details

Price
£8.99  £8.36
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Publish Date
3 February 2011
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780571270170

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