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By Glasfurd, Guinevere

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...I thought of the books we carried and the hands that would one day hold them. The pages read, turned and discussed. The book returned to the shelf, taken down to be read again. The book become thought and the thought become the person and the person gone out into the world. Le...t Gilbert try and put a stop to that... Devoted is set 18th Century France of an Enlightenment at odds with the absolute power of the King determined to suppress opposition on pain of death. Delphine Vimond flees to Paris after being cast out from her home in Rouen when her father is disgraced. Into her life tumbles Chancery Smith, apprentice printer from London, sent to discover the mysterious author of potentially seditious papers marked only D. In a battle of wits with the French censor, Henri Gilbert, Delphine and Chancery set off in a frantic search for D's author. But who is he - and does he even exist? A novel in defence of reason, humanism and hope.
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ISBN 9781529342918
Released NZ 10 May 2022
Publisher John Murray Press
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781529342918
Stock Available
Status In-stock at supplier; ships 7-14 working days
Publisher John Murray Press
Imprint Two Roads
Released 10 May 2022
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) By Glasfurd, Guinevere
Category Historical Fiction
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 232mm
Spine: 28mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 420g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
NBS Text Historical & Mythological Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly