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AMERICAN BOY, THE

Synopsis

Set in England in 1819, Thomas Shield is a master at a school near London attended by a young American boy and his friend, Charles Frant. Thomas, drawn to Frant's beautiful mother, is caught up in her family's deadly tangle of sex, money, murder and lies. At the heart of all this is the American boy, but what is the secret about him? Richard & Judy Bookclub.