Buy. Read. Collect.

UK's largest specialist in first edition, signed books. Located in
the world famous Cecil Court.


Join Our Mailing List

Privacy by SafeSubscribe TM

Book Details

Beautiful Lies

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£14.99

Beautiful Lies

Author: Clare Clark

Price: £14.99

Published by: Harvill Secker

Date Available: 07 June 2012

All of our books have clear protective, removable film on the dustwrapper and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition

 

Details

 

Synopsis

 

London, 1887. In a momentous year dogged by economic crisis, riots and a voracious press hungry for scandal - how can one MP's wife bury the truth about her past?

It is 1887, and an unsettled London is preparing for Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. For Maribel Campbell Lowe, the beautiful, bohemian wife of a maverick politician, it is the year she plans to make her own mark on the world. But her husband's outspoken views inspire enmity as well as admiration - and the wife of a member of parliament should not be hiding the kind of secrets Maribel has buried in her past. When a notorious newspaper editor begins to take an uncommon interest in her, Maribel fears he will destroy not only her husband's career but both of their reputations.

 

Beautiful Lies is set in a Jubilee year that, fraught with economic uncertainty, riots and tabloid scandal-mongering, uncannily presages our own. Praised by Hilary Mantel as 'one of those writers who can see into the past and help us feel its texture', Clark has created a brilliant, riveting novel that illuminates both Victorian England and our own times.

Additional Information

Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 978-1846556050

People who ordered this also ordered...

Ghost Light

Ghost Light

The Bastard of Istanbul

The Bastard of Istanbul

I Am Number Four -  Signed, Numbered & Slipcase Edition - Exclusive to Goldsboro Books

I Am Number Four - Signed, Numbered & Slipcase Edition - Exclusive to Goldsboro Books

The Facility - JANUARY 2011 BOOK OF THE MONTH, NUMBERED EDITION

The Facility - JANUARY 2011 BOOK OF THE MONTH, NUMBERED EDITION

Boxer, Beetle

Boxer, Beetle

Three Seconds

Three Seconds

Reckless - Signed Twice

Reckless - Signed Twice

Snowdrops - Exclusive Numbered Edition - SHORTLISTED FOR BOOKER 2011

Snowdrops - Exclusive Numbered Edition - SHORTLISTED FOR BOOKER 2011

FROZEN MOMENT, Signed, lined & dated UK 1st edition

FROZEN MOMENT, Signed, lined & dated UK 1st edition

The QUANTUM THIEF

The QUANTUM THIEF

The Redeemed - Exclusive to Goldsboro Books

The Redeemed - Exclusive to Goldsboro Books

The Case of the Man who Died Laughing

The Case of the Man who Died Laughing

Before I Go To Sleep - MAY 2011 BOOK OF THE MONTH - EXCLUSIVE GOLD EDGED EDITION

Before I Go To Sleep - MAY 2011 BOOK OF THE MONTH - EXCLUSIVE GOLD EDGED EDITION

Let The Right One In

Let The Right One In

Lyrics Alley

Lyrics Alley

Petrified

Petrified

The London Train - Signed, Lined & Dated

The London Train - Signed, Lined & Dated

Ten Stories about Smoking (Boxed Edition)

Ten Stories about Smoking (Boxed Edition)

 
Coming soon
Top Sellers
Masters of Rome (Vespasian 5), signed first edition, Robert Fabbri

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed, Lined & Dated

£24.99

Masters of Rome (Vespasian 5) - SIGNED, LINED & PRE-PUBLICATION DATED

by Robert Fabbri

 

Synopsis

"Britannia, 45 AD: Vespasian's brother, Sabinus, is captured by druids. The druids want to offer a potent sacrifice to their gods - no ... read more

 

Release 07 August 2014

Publisher Atlantic Books

ISBN 978-0857899620SLD

Station Eleven - Trade Edition

Signed by the author

UK First Edition / First Printing

£12.99

Station Eleven - Trade Edition

by Emily St. John Mandel

 

Synopsis

DAY ONE The Georgia Flu explodes over the surface of the earth like a neutron bomb. News reports put the mortality rate at over ... read more

 

Release 01 October 2014

Publisher Picador

ISBN 9781447268963

The Devil's Seal (Sister Fidelma 25), Peter Tremayne, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£19.99

The Devil's Seal (Sister Fidelma 25)

by Peter Tremayne

 

Synopsis

About the Author Peter Tremayne is the fiction pseudonym of a well-known authority on the ancient Celts, who has utilised his knowledge of ... read more

 

Release 07 August 2014

Publisher Headline

ISBN 978-1472208316

Coming Soon
Top Sellers
Gold - Slipcase Edition

Slipcase Limited Edition Hardback

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£30.00

Gold - Slipcase Edition

by Chris Cleave

 

Synopsis

Usually, this is where we'd tell you what this book is about. But with Chris Cleave, it's a bit different. Because if you'... read more

 

Release 07 June 2012

Publisher Sceptre

ISBN 978-0340963432

How a Gunman Says Goodbye, Malcolm Mackay, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£16.99

How a Gunman Says Goodbye

by Malcolm MacKay

 

Synopsis

How does a gunman retire? Frank MacLeod was the best at what he does. Thoughtful. Efficient. Ruthless. But is he still the best? A new job. A ta... read more

 

Release 26 July 2013

Publisher Mantle

ISBN 978-0230769724

The Three, Sarah Lotz, signed first edition

UK First Edition / First Printing

Signed by the author

£14.99

The Three

by Sarah Lotz

 

Synopsis

They're here ... The boy. The boy watch the boy watch the dead people oh Lordy there's so many ... They're coming for me now. We'... read more

 

Release 11 July 2014

Publisher Hodder & Stoughton

ISBN 978-1444770360

We accept Maestro We accept Mastercard We accept Solo We accept Visa We accept Visa Electron We accept PayPal
  • ©2014. Goldsboro Books Ltd. All rights reserved. | Website design by Empire Elements Ltd.