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The Brothers Boswell

The Brothers Boswell

(2009)
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"The Brothers Boswell is such an impressive book, both for its ability to inhabit its source material and for how well it shines on its own merits. Many novels claim to be literary thrillers, but rarely are they quite this literary and quite this thrilling. Philip Baruth has written a remarkable work.'"
David Liss


The year is 1763.Twenty-two-year-old James Boswell of Edinburgh is eager to advance himself in London society. Today his sights are set on furthering his acquaintance with Dr. Samuel Johnson, famed for his Dictionary; they are going to take a boat across the Thames to Greenwich Palace. Watching them secretly is John Boswell, James' younger brother. He has stalked his older brother for days. Consumed with envy, John is planning to take revenge on his brother and Johnson for presumed slights. He carries a pair of miniature pistols that fire a single golden bullet each, and there is murder in his heart.

 
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Hardback Editions

May 2009 : USA Hardback
Title: Brothers Boswell
Author(s): Philip Baruth
ISBN: 1-56947-559-8 / 978-1-56947-559-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Press
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Paperback Editions

January 2011 : UK Paperback
Title: The Brothers Boswell
Author(s): Philip Baruth
ISBN: 1-84887-446-4 / 978-1-84887-446-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corvus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2010 : UK Paperback
Title: The Brothers Boswell
Author(s): Philip Baruth
ISBN: 1-84887-445-6 / 978-1-84887-445-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corvus
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2010 : USA Paperback
Title: Brothers Boswell
Author(s): Philip Baruth
ISBN: 1-56947-635-7 / 978-1-56947-635-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

August 2010 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Brothers Boswell
Author(s): Philip Baruth
Publisher: Corvus
Availability: Amazon UK   

May 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: Brothers Boswell
Author(s): Philip Baruth
Publisher: Soho Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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