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The American Boy

Andrew Taylor; Kati Nicholl / Alex Jennings
THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER AND AWARD-WINNING RICHARD & JUDY BOOK CLUB PICKAvailable for the first time as a downloadable audio file.England 1819: Thomas Shield a new master at a school just outside London is tutor to a young American boy and the boy’s sensitive best friend Charles Frant. Drawn to Frant’s beautiful unhappy mother Thomas becomes caught up in her family’s twisted intrigues.Then a brutal crime is committed with consequences that threaten to destroy Thomas and all that he has come to hold dear. Despite his efforts Shield is caught up in a deadly tangle of sex money murder and lies - a tangle that grips him tighter even as he tries to escape from it. And what of the strange American child at the heart of these macabre events yet mysterious - what is the secret of the boy named Edgar Allen Poe?

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 15th June 2005
  • Duration 05 Hrs. 57 Mins.