Mr. Timothy

By Louis Bayard

Synopsis

A dazzling Dickensian thriller set in the underworld in the company of a grown-up 'Tiny' Timothy Cratchit ...

Year of Publication

Review

With a cast of unforgettable characters and a compelling plot ... Mr Timothy is a triumph. Yrokshire Evening Post Vigorous, well imagined and thoroughly entertaining. Louis Bayard can write up a storm Literary Review A darkly enchanting historical thriller Amazon.com A vividly imagined historical thriller Elle Louis Bayard's MR. TIMOTHY proves once again that John Murray's new fiction it can do no wrong The Bookseller Dazzling... soaring language, memorable characters, splendidly atmospheric settings People magazine Bayard packs his novel with detail, grotesques and plenty of fog and hansom cabs ... it scores full marks for atmosphere. Publishing News One of the coolest books of the year James Frey A vividly imagined historical thriller Elle Fabulous... shimmering... one truly engaging book Entertainment Weekly Gripping page-turner ... A memorable thriller New Woman With its linguistic razzle-dazzle, Mr Timothy is a mock-Victorian tour de force - a shilling shocker that touches the heart and makes it race Wall Street Journal Inventive and amusing New York Times Vigorous, well imagined and thoroughly entertaining, Louis Bayard can write up a storm Literary Review 'An historical crime novel ...taking his cue from Dickens, Bayard packs his novel with detail, grotesques and plenty of fog'. Publishing News Highly atmospheric, splendid stuff. The Bookseller

Author Biography

Half-English, half-American, Louis Bayard now lives in Washington DC. Mr Timothy is his first novel to be published in the UK.