Gillespie and I
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    Feb-2012
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From the award-winning author of The Observations comes a beautifully conjured and wickedly sharp tale of art and deception in nineteenth-century Scotland.

As she sits in her Bloomsbury home with her two pet birds for company, elderly Harriet Baxter recounts the story of her friendship with Ned Gillespie -- a talented artist whose life came to a tragic end before he ever achieved the fame and recognition that Harriet maintains he deserved.

In 1888, young Harriet arrives in Glasgow during the International Exhibition. After a chance encounter with Ned, she befriends the Gillespie family and soon becomes a fixture in their lives. But when tragedy strikes, culminating in a notorious criminal trial, the certainty of Harriet's new world rapidly spirals into suspicion and despair.

Infused with rich period detail, shot through with sly humor, and featuring a memorable cast of characters, Gillespie and I is an absorbing, atmospheric tale of one young woman's friendship with a volatile artist and her place in the controversy that consumes him -- a tour de force from one of the emerging names of modern fiction.
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    • First Edition
    • Feb-2012
    • HarperPerennial
    • Trade Paperback
    • ISBN: 0062103202
    • ISBN13: 9780062103208
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    • May-2011
    • Faber and Faber (UK)
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 0571238270
    • ISBN13: 9780571238279
    •  
    • Jan-2012
    • Faber and Faber (UK)
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 0571238300
    • ISBN13: 9780571238309
    •  
    • May-2011
    • Faber and Faber (UK)
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0571275168
    • ISBN13: 9780571275168
    •  
    • May-2011
    • Faber and Faber Fiction
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0571271995
    • ISBN13: 9780571271993
    •  
    • Feb-2012
    • Harper
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0062103210
    • ISBN13: 9780062103215
    •  
    • Feb-2012
    • HarperPerennial
    • eBook (Kindle)
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    • Feb-2012
    • HarperCollins
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0594434777
    • ISBN13: 9780594434771

 


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