The Last Dickens by Matthew Pearl
“Loved this historical mystery. Lots of period details and it had all of the exciting twists and turns of a great Dickens serial novel. I will be reading Pearl’s other bestsellers The Dante Club and The Poe Shadow next.”
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. – from publisher
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