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The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing
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The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing (Hardback)

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From The Times bestselling author of The Other Mrs Walker - Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year 2017 - comes Mary Paulson-Ellis's second stunning historical mystery, The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing.



Solomon knew that he had one advantage. A pawn ticket belonging to a dead man tucked into his top pocket - the only clue to the truth . . .



An old soldier dies alone in his Edinburgh nursing home. No known relatives, and no Will to enact. Just a pawn ticket found amongst his belongings, and fifty thousand pounds in used notes sewn into the lining of his burial suit . . .



Heir Hunter, Solomon Farthing - down on his luck, until, perhaps, now - is tipped off on this unexplained fortune. Armed with only the deceased's name and the crumpled pawn ticket, he must find the dead man's closest living relative if he is to get a cut of this much-needed cash.



But in trawling through the deceased's family tree, Solomon uncovers a mystery that goes back to 1918 and a group of eleven soldiers abandoned in a farmhouse billet in France in the weeks leading up to the armistice.



Set between contemporary Edinburgh and the final brutal days of the First World War as the soldiers await their orders, The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing shows us how the debts of the present can never be settled unless those of the past have been paid first . . .

Fiction & PoetryCrime & ThrillersHistorical mysteriesFiction & PoetryHistorical FictionWar & combat fictionFirst World War fictionFiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Pan Macmillan Publication Date: 05/09/2019 ISBN-13: 9781447293941  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Mary Paulson-Ellis lives in Edinburgh. She has an MLitt in Creative Writing from the University of Glasgow and was awarded the inaugural Curtis Brown Prize for Fiction in 2009 and the Maverick Award from the Tom McGrath Trust in 2011. Her critically acclaimed debut, The Other Mrs Walker, reached number three in The Times paperback fiction chart. The Inheritance of Solomon Farthing is her second novel.

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