London,1837. Jack Maggs, raised and deported as a criminal, has returned from Australia, in secret and at great risk. What does he want after all these years, and why is he so interested in the comings and goings at a plush townhouse in Great Queen Street? And why is Jack himself an object of such interest to Tobias Oates, celebrated author, amateur hypnotist and fellow burglar - in this case of people's minds, of their histories and inner phantoms? A thrilling story of mesmerism and possession, of dangerous bargains and illicit love against the backdrop of Victorian London.

Jack Maggs - Peter Carey

  • Paperback: 336 pages

    Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (3 Feb. 2011)

    ISBN-10: 0571270174

    ISBN-13: 978-0571270170

    Condition: Good. Book is in good condition with no missing pages, no damage or soiling. There may be some dog-eared pages showing previous use and creasing to cover and spine.

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