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Sansom, C. J., author

Henry VIII has ordered the dissolution of the monasteries and England is full of informers. At the monastery of Scarnsea events have spiralled out of control with the murder of Commissioner Robin Singleton. Matthew Shardlake, a lawyer, and his assistant are sent to investigate

Book. English. Crime. Detective and mystery stories.
Tenth anniversary edition.
Published London: Pan Books, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: C.J. Sansom
ISBN: 1447243811, 9781447243816
Note: Originally published: London: Macmillan, 2003.
Physical Description: 442 pages : maps (black and white) ; 20 cm.
Series: The Shardlake series
Subject: Shardlake, Matthew (Fictitious character) Fiction.; Lawyers England London History 16th century Fiction.; Great Britain History Henry VIII, 1509-1547 Fiction.
Series Title: Shardlake series.