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The Amorous Nightingale (Christopher Redmayne 2) by Edward Marston (2000 First Edition Hardback)


£25.00

(A Christopher Redmayne Mystery)

Near Fine condition used 2000 First Print
Edition Hardback with intact unclipped DJ.

Published by Headline Publishing, London.
Print Number-line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1.
Author: Edward Marston.
ISBN: 9780747275855.
Approx. dims: 225mm h x 145mm w x 26mm d.

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The Amorous Nightingale (Christopher Redmayne 2) by Edward Marston

(A Christopher Redmayne Mystery)

Condition and Description:

Near Fine condition used 2000 First Print Edition Hardback with intact unclipped Dust Jacket.

Published by Headline Publishing Group, London.
Print Number-line: 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1.
Author: Edward Marston.
ISBN: 9780747275855.
Approx. dims: 225mm h x 145mm w x 26mm d.

Intact clean condition pictorial dust jacket with slight creasing to edges and slight signs of handling. Intact DJ spine. Dust Jacket over very good condition brown cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. 277 clean, slightly tanned inside pages of English text, no inscriptions. Page ends slightly tanned. Image shown is actual book for sale.

Synopsis of The Amorous Nightingale (Christopher Redmayne 2) by Edward Marston:

Acclaimed beauty and singer Harriet Gow has earned a position envied by every available women of the Restoration period: she is the King’s favourite mistress. After seeing her perform, Christopher Redmayne is also captivated. The impression Harriet made is still lingering in his mind when he is summoned urgently by Charles II. Harriet has been kidnapped, and Redmayne, with the help of his friend Jonathan

Bale – a Puritan constable – is engaged to resolve this delicate affair. The façade of elegance and gentility soon begins to crumble in the face of their investigations. Harriet is, indeed, an amorous nightingale; the fabric of her life entangled in jealousy, avarice and lust. Just as Redmayne and Bale start to question whether she is really the victim or the guilty party a brutal murder provides the answer…

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