Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Soho Press
ISBN: 978-1-56947-635-2 (1-56947-635-7)
Pub Date: May 1, 2010
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In this literary thriller set in eighteenth-century London, Samuel Johnson and James Boswell are threatened by Boswell's mad and envious younger brother John.Review Quotes
“An exciting, suspenseful story. . . . Not to be missed.”—The Washington Post
“[An] accurate, original, and entertaining fictional reconstruction.”—The Boston Globe
“Remarkable.”—David Liss, author of The Devil’s Company
“It is a beautifully written novel, with the flavor of a literary work.”—Star Tribune (Minneapolis)
Philip Baruth is a novelist and an award-winning commentator for Vermont Public Radio. His previous novel, The X President, was a New York Times Notable Book. He teaches at the University of Vermont in Burlington.
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