A Treacherous Likeness
Publish date: 2013-02-07
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
In the dying days of 1850 the young detective Charles Maddox takes on a new case. His client? The only surviving son of the long-dead poet Percy Bysshe Shelley, and his wife Mary, author of Frankenstein.Charles soon finds himself being drawn into the bitter battle being waged over the poet's literar...
Lynn Shepherd is one of those writers I'd been intending to read for a while, but somehow had never got around to. I wish I hadn't waited so long, because this is a fantastically atmospheric mystery novel. I'll admit to not knowing much about the Romantic poets themselves, but the twisted and distu...