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The Great Impersonation
Edward Philips Oppenheim

Classification : Thriller, Crime & Mystery
Pub Date : Jul 15, 2014
Imprint : Hachette India
Page Extent : 330
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350098646
Price : 375

About the book

Timeless stories of adventure and daring. Thrilling reads. Addictive page-turners. The original bestsellers, now classics in their own right. The most popular fiction down the ages brought back as limited edition collectibles in the Retro Revivals series.

While in East Africa, by an extraordinary coincidence, Sir Everard Dominey stumbles upon the camp of his German doppelganger Baron Leopold von Ragastein. When the disgraced and penniless aristocrat returns to England in 1913, he appears to want to do nothing more than restore his family name and cure his wife, whom he had once driven to madness. Is the man who has returned really Sir Dominey, or is it von Ragastein who has stolen Sir Dominey's identity after conspiring to murder him in Africa - all in order to spy on British aristocrats?

Oppenheim's The Great Impersonation was first published in 1920. It was the eighth best-selling novel in the US and sold over 1 million copies copies in 1920 alone. The Guardian included the book on its '1000 Novels Everyone Must Read' list in 2009. The book has been adapted into three feature films.

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Edward Philips Oppenheim
Edward Phillips Oppenheim (1866-1946), self-styled 'Prince of Story-tellers', was born in Leicester and is regarded as the earliest writers of spy-fiction as we know it today. He published five of his...(+)