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By Jamie Ford

1909, Seattle. For twelve-year-old Ernest younger, a charity pupil at a boarding institution, the opportunity to visit the World’s reasonable seems like a present. but if he’s there amid the unique shows, the half-Chinese orphan discovers that he'll truly be a prize, raffled off to ‘a stable home’. he's claimed as a servant by way of the flowery madam of a high-class brothel. There he forges new friendships and discovers a feeling of relations for the 1st time. might be this is often the house he’s continuously wanted?

On the eve of the recent World’s reasonable fifty years later, Ernest is juggling thoughts and the calls for of his in poor health spouse in addition to long-held relations secrets and techniques which threaten to leak out.

A robust new novel, encouraged by means of a real story,from the bestselling writer of Hotel at the nook of sour and Sweet.

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