By Kin Platt,Christopher J. Platt
Sixteen-year-old Oliver Puckle, information gatherer for the Concord Freeman in the summer season of 1846, has his paintings minimize out for him while be aware arrives of a ugly homicide at Walden Pond. it kind of feels the one citizen who's not a suspect is the poetphilosopher Henry David Thoreau, who spent the evening locked within the neighborhood penal complex for refusing to pay his ballot tax. As Oliver leads the cost to resolve the secret, he has a lot to benefit from his colourful acquaintances – between them Ralph Waldo Emerson and a feisty teenage Louisa may possibly Alcott – yet abruptly it's the recluse Thoreau himself who presents specific aid to the research.
This posthumously released novel, set within the famously literary city of harmony, Massachusetts, is wealthy with intrigue and witty aspect and contours a foreword by way of the author's son.
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A Mystery for Thoreau by Kin Platt,Christopher J. Platt