Montmorency #1 by Eleanor Updale
Montmorency: Thief, Liar, Gentleman

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Set in Victorian London, this is a gripping tale of a man leading a double life as a thief and a gentleman.

When a petty thief falls through a glass roof trying to escape from the police, what should have been the death of him marks the beginning of a whole new life. He soon becomes the most elusive burglar in Victorian London, adopting a dual existence as both a respectable, wealthy gentleman named Montmorency, and his degenerate servant Scarper.
 

About Eleanor Updale

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Eleanor Updale studied history at St. Anne's College in Oxford, England, before becoming a producer of TV and radio current affairs programs for the BBC. She is studying for a Ph.D. at the new Centre for Editing Lives and Letters at Queen Mary College, University of London. She is also a trustee of the charity Listening Books. She lives in England. Montmorency is her first book.
 
Published January 22, 2013 by SCHOLASTIC INC. @. 240 pages
Genres: Travel, Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History, Science Fiction & Fantasy. Fiction

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