The American Boy

by Andrew Taylor | Literature & Fiction | This book has not been rated.
ISBN: 0007109601 Global Overview for this book
Registered by JoolsW of Haworth, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on 2/10/2012
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Journal Entry 1 by JoolsW from Haworth, West Yorkshire United Kingdom on Friday, February 10, 2012
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"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.Shile dis 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 - what is the secret of the boy named Edgar Allen Poe?"

Journal Entry 2 by JoolsW at Amore Guest House in Kathmandu, Kathmandu Nepal on Sunday, April 12, 2020

Released 3 mos ago (3/20/2020 UTC) at Amore Guest House in Kathmandu, Kathmandu Nepal


I left this book on the bookshelf of Amore Guest House after a wonderful two week stay in Lalitpur, Kathmandu. The hotel staff were all lovely and the breakfasts cooked by our chef, Raj, were amazing. Happy memories of an amazing holiday just before the world went into lockdown.

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