New York Times bestselling author Matthew Pearl, author of The Poe Shadow and The Dante Club, returns with his latest literary historical suspense about a young publisher’s dangerous quest to to discover the ending to Charles Dickens’ unfinished final work.  Pearl’s extensive research into Dickens’ last book tour in the U.S. and his final work, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, will delight and enthrall Dickens afficianados and conspiracy theorists alike.  A 10-city author tour, national print advertising campaign and National Radio Advertising campaign will amp up demand.

  • The Last Dickens by Matthew Pearl
  • On sale: March 17, 2009
  • First printing 125,000
  • Random House Hardcover: 384 pages/ISBN: 978-1-4000-6656-8/$25.00 ($28.95C)

Also available as an unabridged audio CD and an eBook.


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Category: Musings

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