The Vanished Child

The Vanished Child

Book - 1992
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New England, 1887. A millionaire is brutally murdered. The only witness, his young grandchild, mysteriously disappears . . . Eighteen years later, in Switzerland, a man with no memory is "recognized" as Richard Knight, the missing child. Thus begins a masterpiece of historical suspense, as one man's obsession leads him toward a shattering truth--and to a killer, still at large. . . .

"Stunning . . . Tells a grim tale of murder and duplicity in stately prose that subtly enhances the psychological horrors."
--The New York Times Book Review

"Has all the ingredients of a juicy novel: greed, suspicion, love, madness and amnesia. Sarah Smith pulls it all together with a rare talent for telling a complex story in beautifully simple language."
--San Francisco Chronicle

"[A] deliciously intriguing tale. . . An artful literary puzzler featuring the kind of thick period detail and narrative intricacy mastered by Charles Dickens. . . This one belongs on the permanent shelf."
--The Philadelphia Inquirer

Baker & Taylor
Into the life of the Knight family, a wealthy New England clan living in the early years of the twentieth century, comes a mysterious stranger who is determined to unearth the truth behind the disappearance and presumed death of Richard Knight

Baker
& Taylor

Into the lives of the Knight family--a wealthy New England clan living in the early years of the twentieth century--comes a mysterious stranger, who is determined to unearth the truth behind the disappearance and presumed death of Richard Knight. Reprint.

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 1992
ISBN: 9780345418050
0345418050
9780345373502
0345373502
Branch Call Number: MYSTERY SMITH...S
Characteristics: 420 pages ; 19 cm

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