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The Resurrectionist

James Bradley

The Resurrectionist by James Bradley is a sinister and compelling tale of corruption and murder in Victorian London.

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£7.99
Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571232765
Date Published
19.06.2008
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Summary

London, 1826. Leaving behind his father’s tragic failures, Gabriel Swift arrives to study with Edwin Poll, the greatest of the city’s anatomists. It is his chance to find advancement by making a name for himself. But instead he finds himself drawn to his master’s nemesis, Lucan, the most powerful of the city’s resurrectionists and ruler of its trade in stolen bodies. Dismissed by Mr Poll, Gabriel descends into the violence and corruption of London’s underworld, a place where everything and everyone is for sale, and where – as Gabriel discovers – the taking of a life is easier than it might seem.

JamesBradley

James Bradley was born in 1967. He has twice been named as one of the Sydney Morning Herald‘s Best Young Australian Novelists and has won the Fellowship of Australian Writers Literature Award, the Kathleen Mitchell Literary Award and has been shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Literary Award. He is the author of a collection of poetry called Paper Nautilus and…

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