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The Coral Thief

The Coral Thief

Author(s): Rebecca Stott

Location(s): Paris

Genre(s): Thriller

Era(s): 19th Century



July 1815, Daniel Connor arrives by mail coach in Paris and his affair with a beautiful coral thief. In his luggage are three rare fossils and the bones of a mammoth. Napoleon is already in exile…this is post revolutionary Paris at its best.

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Original and evocative, this thriller set in 19th-century Paris deftly weaves together history and science. (DAILY TELEGRAPH )

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