Lempriere's Dictionary (US Edition) by Lawrence Norfolk

By Lawrence Norfolk

EPUB eISBN: 9780802199430
British book: 1991
American ebook: 1999
Electronic booklet (US ed): 2007

An overseas best-seller and winner of the Somerset Maugham Prize, Lempriere's Dictionary is the debut novel from Lawrence Norfolk, considered one of England's such a lot leading edge, across the world acclaimed younger authors. In eighteenth-century London, John Lempriere works feverishly on a celebrated dictionary of classical mythology that bears his identify. He discovers a conspiracy opposed to his kin relationship again a hundred and fifty years. informed with the narrative force of a political mystery and a Dickensian landscape of position and time, this spectacular story encompasses the nice Voyages of Discovery, multinational monetary conspiracies, and a motley solid of students and eccentrics, drunken aristocrats, whores and assassins, and octogenarian pirates, all brilliantly depicted throughout 3 continents and the area of classical mythology.

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