Iridescence by Peter Wells

By Peter Wells

A novel of scandal and secrets and techniques within the Victorian age, spanning 20 years and facets of the world.Can you retain a secret?Remittance males have been despatched clear of Britain to dwell in a colony on a small and normal sum - a remittance. often in the back of them used to be a few shame or scandal, a mystery that every guy carried, usually to the grave. Samuel Barton comes from a super coterie of Londoners for whom make-believe and secrets and techniques are their very soul. yet what occurs while existence at the level is taken into the streets? Samuel is blown to Napier in 1871. he's broken items, yet he incorporates with him an earring made of remarkable jewels. With this earring he'll purchase his freedom. yet can he continue his prior a secret?This richly imagined novel used to be runner up for the Deutz Medal Winner for Fiction on the Montana ebook of the 12 months Awards 2004.

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