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Deacon Brodie: A Double Life David Hutchison
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Size: 6" x 9"
Binding: Perfect Bound
ISBN: 9781310693076
When respected Gentleman and City Councillor, Deacon William Brodie, chases his love of gambling, he is drawn deep into living a double life. Before long the open respectability of day gives way to a hidden life of crime at night, and soon, Brodie is on a trajectory to disaster . . . one which leads him to the gibbet. Set in the Edinburgh of 1788, Deacon Brodie: A Double Life is a fact-based novel which shows how Brodie’s love for gambling and risk sweeps him into a life of crime. Betrayed by an accomplice, and revealed as a "Gentleman by day, thief by night", Brodie escapes the city, is captured in Holland, then faced with a trial before a city where once he was a leading citizen. ...