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A spectacle of corruption.

David Liss

A spectacle of corruption.

by David Liss

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English


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ISBN 10037576089X

Get this from a library! A spectacle of corruption: a novel. [David Liss] -- Realizing at the moment of his conviction for a crime he did not commit that someone is determined to see him dead and another to set him free, Benjamin Weaver works to expose a conspiracy with links. Benjamin Weaver, the quick-witted pugilist turned private investigator, returns in David Liss's sequel to the Edgar Award–winning novel, A Conspiracy of Paper."[A] wonderful book every bit as good as [Liss's] remarkable debut easily one of the year's best."—The Boston GlobeMo.

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A Spectacle of Corruption (Book): Liss, David: Realizing at the moment of his conviction for a crime he did not commit that someone is determined to see him dead and another to set him free, Benjamin Weaver works to expose a conspiracy with links to the coming election. What makes this book even more remarkable is the fact that the talents displayed by Liss do not stop there, since the author shows a clear knack for suspense and mystery. All these points make this novel very hard to ignore. Amazon readers rating: from 41 reviews; Read a chapter excerpt from A Spectacle of Corruption at


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In A Spectacle of Corruption, Liss makes the most of this political history, successfully weaving together the suspenseful tale of Benjamin Weaver’s attempt to prove himself innocent with a colorful account of the rampant political corruption in the run-up to the election.

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Benjamin Weaver, the quick-witted pugilist turned private investigator, returns in David Liss’s sequel to the Edgar Award–winning novel, A Conspiracy of Paper.

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Moments after his conviction for a murder he did not commit, at a trial presided over by a judge determined to find him guilty, Benjamin Weaver is accosted by a stranger who. A SPECTACLE OF CORRUPTION is the sequel to the first Liss novel. Once again, readers are transported to London during an era when England and the British aristocracy ruled the world.

Benjamin Weaver, the classic mystery novel protagonist, makes a return appearance in the book and once again must solve a crime that has personal significance.

A Spectacle of Corruption A Novel (Book): Liss, David: Benjamin Weaver, the quick-witted pugilist turned private investigator, returns in David Liss's sequel to the Edgar Award--winning novel, A Conspiracy of Paper. Moments after his conviction for a murder he did not commit, at a trial presided over by a judge determined to find him guilty, Benjamin Weaver is accosted by a stranger who.

The second book in David Liss's excellent Benjamin Weaver series, "A Spectacle of Corruption" is surprisingly different from the first book in the series, "A Conspiracy of Paper." This book features some extremely far-fetched elements, but Liss is an outstanding writer and I managed to suspend disbelief.

I love the character of Benjamin Weaver%(16). Praise for A Spectacle of Corruption “[A] rousing sequel of historical, intellectual suspense.

”—San Antonio Express-News “Liss is a superb writer who evokes the squalor of London with Hogarthian gusto.”—People “In Benjamin Weaver, Mr. Liss has created a multifaceted character and a wonderful narrator.”—The New York Sun/5(27). "A Spectacle of Corruption" is a violent book, but how could it not be as it is rooted in murder and finding the killer(s), but author Liss also has the skill to present tenderness as Benjamin Weaver thinks of his lost lady: "But that promise was gone/5(71).

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Book reviews. A Spectacle of Corruption David Liss Review by Martin Kich. March In this sequel to A Conspiracy of Paper, David Liss provides another varied and vivid portrait of early 18th-century British life.

His protagonist, Benjamin Weaver, is a well-known "thief-taker." In a society in which there is no professional police force. Praise for A Spectacle of Corruption “[A] rousing sequel of historical, intellectual suspense.

”—San Antonio Express-News “Liss is a superb writer who evokes the squalor of London with Hogarthian gusto.”—People “In Benjamin Weaver, Mr. Liss has created a multifaceted character and a wonderful narrator.”—The New York Sun4/5. Praise for A Spectacle of Corruption "[A] rousing sequel of historical, intellectual suspense.

"—San Antonio Express-News "Liss is a superb writer who evokes the squalor of London with Hogarthian gusto."—People "In Benjamin Weaver, Mr.

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