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The House of Cards by Leon Garfield
  

The House of Cards

Written by Leon Garfield
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Synopsis

The House of Cards by Leon Garfield

In 1847, an orphaned baby is rescued as the sole survivor of a massacre in a Polish village. Many years later a mysterious and disturbed Russian lady turns up unexpectedly at one of Mr Dolly's regular Friday night dinner parties. So begins a search for identity and lost inheritance in the seedy and crowded streets of nineteenth century London.

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His skill is breathtaking Financial Times Always entertaining, he has gifts for acute perception and the telling phrase; though billed as his 'first adult book', this is intricate and dramatic enough to satisfy the most discerning child as well Sunday Telegraph Mr Garfiend handles the nineteenth century romance with such flair that one is left to wonder if perhaps he has stepped 100 years out of time The Scotsman

About the Author

Leon Garfield

Leon Garfield was born in Brighton in 1921. His brief art studies were interrupted by the outbreak of World War II, when he joined the army. After the war he worked as a hospital laboratory technician until in the 1960s his literary success enabled him to devote himself completely to writing. He lived with his wife, the children's writer, Vivien Alcock, in Highgate, North London, which has featured in many of his novels.

He was working on a four-hour dramatisation of The Odyssey for BBC Radio when he died on 2nd June 1996.

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Paperback
192 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Leon Garfield
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Publication date

25th August 2016

ISBN

9781782950783


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