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Wapping Conspiracy

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The Wapping Conspiracy by Richard Thomas (Consultant Radiologist, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter, UK)
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Description

Joycey Becket runs a second-hand bookstore in the seedier part of Greenwich in London. Never too worried about the legality of some of the material that comes his way, he is offered and purchases a strange 17th century manuscript. Suspecting that the document, with its curious map, may be the key to unlocking a real 300-year old pirate mystery, Joycey and his two companions set to work. The consequence is a brutal murder and increasing violence as they pursue the meaning of the letter. The story behind 'The Wapping Conspiracy' is based on a genuine historical incident and suggests the answer to a pirate mystery that has puzzled historians and treasure hunters for centuries. Richard Thomas's book is based on years of research and refers to real historical material and characters.

Author Biography

Richard Thomas is the pen name of historian and former museum curator Tom Wareham. He has published a number of books on naval history etc. 'The Wapping Conspiracy' emerged as a by-product of years of research into the story of Captain Kidd. It makes use of genuine documents from the late-17th century to immerse the reader in an authentic historical mystery and the hunt for its solution.
Release date Australia
December 28th, 2014
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Createspace
Pages
318
Dimensions
152x229x18
ISBN-13
9781505819557
Product ID
23702092

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