Lempiere's Dictionary, by Lawrence Norfolk

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It is 18th-century London and John Lempriere, a young scholar, is writing a dictionary of classical mythology in an attempt to exorcise the demons raised by his father's violent and bizarre death. While tending to his father's business affairs, Lempriere discovers a 150-year old conspiracy that has kept his family from its share of the fabulously wealthy East India Company. But as John begins to untangle the years of mystery and deceit, people begin to die, in ways that mirror the very myths he is researching....

Used. Paperback. Good condition. Some wear and tear. Medium shelf wear to the top of the book. Medium shelf wear to the bottom of the book. Minor damage to the corners of the book. Price marked in pencil.