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By Iain Pears

A countrywide bestseller and one in all the New York Public Library's Books to recollect, An example of the Fingerpost is an exciting historic secret from Iain Pears.

"It is 1663, and England is wracked with intrigue and civil strife. whilst an Oxford don is murdered, it kind of feels before everything that the incident could have not anything to do with nice issues of church and state....Yet, little is because it turns out during this gripping novel, which dramatizes the ways that witnesses can see a similar occasions but keep in mind them falsely. every one of 4 narrators—a Venetian scientific pupil, a tender guy purpose on proving his overdue father blameless of treason, a cryptographer, and an archivist—fingers a unique erudite and unique travel de force." —People

Iain Pears's The Dream of Scipio and The Portrait also are to be had from Riverhead Books.

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