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Man's Illegal Life

By: Heller, Keith

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Headline Book Publishing/Hodder Headline PLC: 1998

Edition: 1st Headline edition

Seller ID: 009372

ISBN: 0-7472-1960-5

Condition: Near Fine


originally published in 1984 by William Collins Sons & Company; a mystery set in early eighteenth-century Drury Lane, "one of the most dangerous and volatile districts of London, where prostitutes solicit openly on the street-corners, beggar children sleep rough in the gutters and the busy gin-houses ply their raucous trade."; in his boarded-up house a ruined entrepeneur is found tied to a chair, starved to death in a fashion reminiscent of the fate of plague victims fifty years previous, and a parish watchman must determine whether the plague has returned or whether this is a connecti... View more info