The Orphanmaster: A Novel of Early Manhattan

The Orphanmaster: A Novel of Early Manhattan

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From a debut novelist, a gripping historical thriller and rousing love story set in seventeenth-century Manhattan

It’s 1663 in the tiny, hardscrabble Dutch colony of New Amsterdam, now present-day southern Manhattan. Orphan children are going missing, and among those looking into the mysterious state of affairs are a quick-witted twenty-two-year-old trader, Blandine von Couvering, herself an orphan, and a dashing British spy named Edward Drummond.

Suspects abound,… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

The Orphanmaster is a fascinating novel about the Dutch colony in early America. Well researched, the author has truly captured the essence of the times with all its hardships, morals, and daily living.

Overall The Orphanmaster is worth a read for the good parts, but the novel could have been so much more with a different balance.

Book Details  

Publisher: Penguin (June 19, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 432 pages

File size: 1.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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