Three Brothers: A Novel

Three Brothers: A Novel

Peter Ackroyd


Rapier-sharp, witty, exciting, and mysterious: a brand new novel from Peter Ackroyd set within the London of the 1960s.

Three Brothers follows the fortunes of Harry, Daniel, and Sam Hanway, a trio of brothers born on a postwar council property in Camden city. Marked from the beginning through curious twist of fate, every one boy is compelled to make his personal approach within the world—a international of dodgy offers and massive company, of felony gangs and crooked landlords, of newspaper magnates, backbiters, and petty thieves.
      London is the backdrop and the connecting textile of those 3 lives, reinforcing Ackroyd's grand subject that position and heritage create, encompass and engulf us. From bustling, cut-throat Fleet road to hallowed London publishing homes, from the wealth and corruption of Chelsea to the smoky shadows of Limehouse and Hackney, this can be an exploration of town, peering down its streets, using on its underground, and consuming in its pubs and golf equipment. every thing is possible—not purely within the new freedom of the Nineteen Sixties but in addition in London's undying prior.

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