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Publisher Description

Someone has stolen Patrick Balfour''s identity. A successful headmaster of a London school, a regular broadcaster and a writer of historical novels, as well as having a fairly spicy private life, Balfour is the object of some unsurprising envy. Yet who would be so malicious as to commit identity fraud and frame Patrick as a thief and a paedophile, using his national insurance number and impersonating his handwriting? As Patrick is teased by a series of letters, it becomes apparent that his adversary is certainly better-read than him and he is sent off on a tense literary chase, picking up clues from Kafka''s The Trial to R L Stevenson and to Joseph Clark, a 17th Century contortionist. Patrick''s morale begins to collapse - the police don''t believe him and his daughter rejects him. Desperate, he decides he must pursue his pursuer.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2012
July 26
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
384
Pages
PUBLISHER
Little, Brown Book Group
SELLER
Hachette Digital, Inc.
SIZE
729.7
KB

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