The Quality of Mercy: A Novel

The Quality of Mercy: A Novel

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Barry Unsworth returns to the terrain of his Booker Prize-winning novel Sacred Hunger, this time following Sullivan, the Irish fiddler, and Erasmus Kemp, son of a Liverpool slave ship owner who hanged himself. It is the spring of 1767, and to avenge his father's death, Erasmus Kemp has had the rebellious sailors of his father's ship, including Sullivan, brought back to London to stand trial on charges of mutiny and piracy. But as the novel opens, a blithe Sullivan… (more)

Editorial reviews (1 review)

Financial Times UK : Brutal lives (September 21, 2012)

This final novel from Unsworth, who died in June, is a rewarding yarn despite the gentler tone.

Book Details  

Publisher: Anchor (January 10, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 2.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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This writer of historical fiction died on tuesday, 5th of June, 2012. "Barry Unsworth, considered one of the foremost historical novelists in English"...

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