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2002 Booker Prize (shortlist)
2002 CWA Historical Dagger
2002 Women's Prize For Fiction (nominee)

Set in a den of thieves in 1860's London, this novel focuses on Susan, a pickpocket, who is persuaded by her cohorts to pose as a lady's maid and infiltrate the household of Maud, a young heiress in possession of a large inheritance.

Genre: Historical

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