The Streets of Babylon (Paperback)

A London Mystery

By Carina Burman, Sarah Death (Translator)

Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd - Marion Boyars, 9780714531380, 288pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2008

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Self-centred, tactless and irresistible, Euthanasia Bondeson makes her debut on the crime novel scene. The setting is London in 1851, the year of the Great Exhibition. Together with a Welsh police inspector the successful Swedish authoress goes in search of her beautiful companion, who has disappeared in the narrow streets of London.

About the Author

Carina Burman is a professor at Uppsala University, and she has written extensively on 18th and 19th century literature. The Streets of Babylon: A London Mystery is her fifth novel. She wrote a well known biography of Swedish writer, Fredrika Bremer. Her field of expertise is pastiche and capturing the atmosphere of days gone by. Sarah Death is editor of Swedish Book News and a previous winner of the Bernard Shaw Prize for Swedish translation. She is recognized as one of the foremost Scandinavian translators of fiction.