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The Drowning People (Hardcover)

Author:  Richard Mason
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0446525243
ISBN-13: 9780446525244
Sku: 209878979
Publish Date: 10/14/2008
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.5L x 1.25T
Pages:  340
Age Range:  NA
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A debut novel of passion, revenge, and murder among Britain's upper class--written by a 20-year-old student at Oxford. An aspiring young musician falls in love with an exquisitely beautiful aristocrat and enters into a love affair with her--in defiance of all the strict standards of English society.A past based on the betrayal of a friend leads to revenge and murder in the life of James Farrell, a musician whose overwhelming love for the beautiful aristocrat Ella Harewood leads him into an intense love affair that defies the proper standards of English society
British author Richard Mason was a 19-year-old student at Oxford University when this, his debut novel, was first published. This story of passion, betrayal, and murder begins with a confession from the protagonist, 70-year-old James Farrell. It appears he has just killed his wife. As James reveals the details surrounding his wife's death, he offers a dark tale of the events leading up to her unfortunate demise, beginning with his tumultuous affair with her cousin, an American heiress, in the early 1990s when he was but a struggling young violinist.


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"Mason's prose is unremarkable, as is his distinctly unfascinating attempt at 'larger themes,' but his storytelling is solid and his sense of intrigue nicely developed." 03/15/1999

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Product attributeeBooks:   Kobo
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0340
Product attributePublisher:   Warner Books
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