The rumbustious true story of the Victorian master thief who was the model for Conan Doyle's Moriarty, Sherlock Holmes' arch-rival. From the bestselling author of ‘Operation Mincemeat' and ‘Agent Zigzag'.Adam Worth was the greatest master criminal of Victorian times. Abjuring violence and setting himself up as a perfectly respectable gentleman, he became the ringleader for the largest criminal network in the world and the model for Conan Doyle's evil genius, Moriarty.
'A good deal more thrilling than most thrillers' Ruth Rendell, Daily Telegraph 'A most remarkable and entertaining biography. It is a highly charged thriller, a moving love affair, a dramatic history of the Victorian criminal underworld, a noble tragedy.' Alexander Waugh, Independent on Sunday
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 15th June 1998
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.0 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.26