Rustication: A Novel
Publish date: November 4th 2013
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 337
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
, Mystery Thriller
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Love Gothic toned novels and this was a new author for me so I did not know what to expect. Loved it, it is not scary but is very suspenseful, a winding puzzle, and many characters that are unlikable. Our main character is a young man who has been sent down from college he, has been rusticated, for ...
Coming to a bookshelf near you November 2013Synopsis: Christmas 1863. Seventeen-year-old Richard Shenstone has been sent down from Cambridge under a cloud of suspicion. Addicted to opium and tormented by disturbing sexual desires, he finds temporary refuge in the creaking old mansion inhabited by hi...