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Arthur & George

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An extraordinary true-life tale about a long-forgotten mystery. Arthur and George grow up worlds apart in late nineteenth-century Britain: Arthur in shabby-genteel Edinburgh, George in the vicarage of a small Staffordshire village. Arthur is to become one of the most famous men of his age, while George remains in hard-working obscurity. But as the new century begins, they are brought together by a sequence of events that made sensational headlines at the time as The Great Wyrley Outrages. This is a novel about low crime and high spirituality, guilt and innocence, identity, nationality and race. Most of all it is a profound and moving meditation on the fateful differences between what we believe, what we know and what we can prove.

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Author(s):
Barnes, Julian
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0099492733
ISBN-13:
9780099492733
Number of pages:
305
Publisher:
Vintage 2006

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An extraordinary true-life tale about a long-forgotten mystery. Arthur and George grow up worlds apart in late nineteenth-century Britain: Arthur in shabby-genteel Edinburgh, George in the vicarage of a small Staffordshire village. Arthur is to become one of the most famous men of his age, while George remains in hard-working obscurity. But as the new century begins, they are brought together by a sequence of events that made sensational headlines at the time as The Great Wyrley Outrages. This is a novel about low crime and high spirituality, guilt and innocence, identity, nationality and race. Most of all it is a profound and moving meditation on the fateful differences between what we believe, what we know and what we can prove.

Author(s):
Barnes, Julian
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0099492733
ISBN-13:
9780099492733
Number of pages:
305
Publisher:
Vintage 2006

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