The great stink

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[2005]
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First U.S. edition.
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English
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It is 1855, and engineer William May has returned home to his beloved wife from the battlefields of the Crimea. He secures a job transforming London's sewer system and begins to lay his ghosts to rest. Above ground, his work is increasingly compromised by corruption, and cholera epidemics threaten the city. But it is only when the peace of the tunnels is shattered by murder that William loses his tenuous hold on sanity. Implicated in the crime, plagued by visions and nightmares, even he is not sure of his innocence. Long Arm Tom, who scavenges for valuables in the subterranean world of the sewers and cares for nothing and no one but his dog, Lady, is William's only hope of salvation. Will he bring the truth to light? With extraordinarily vivid characters and unflinching prose that recall Year of Wonders and The Dress Lodger, The Great Stink marks the debut of an outstandingly talented writer in the tradition of the best historical novelists.
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subject_facetCrimean War, 1853-1856 -- Veterans -- Fiction
Electronic books
Historical fiction
London (England) -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Psychological fiction
Ragpickers -- Fiction
Sewerage -- Fiction
Underground areas -- Fiction
title_displayThe great stink
title_fullThe great stink / Clare Clark
The great stink [electronic resource] / Clare Clark
title_shortThe great stink
topic_facetCrimean War, 1853-1856
Electronic books
Ragpickers
Sewerage
Underground areas
Veterans