"[An] actual, unique, and unique fictional reconstruction."--Boston Globe
“Baruth (The X-President) exhibits his versatility with this chilling literary mystery. . . . the sophisticated approach the writer examines his character's twisted brain attracts the reader in, as does the evocative prose.”—Publishers Weekly
“The Brothers Boswell is such a magnificent booklet, either for its skill to inhabit its resource fabric and for a way good it shines by itself merits. Many novels declare to be literary thrillers, yet hardly are they really this literary and fairly this thrilling. Philip Baruth has written a notable work.”—David Liss, writer of The Whiskey Rebels
“Meticulously researched, The Brothers Boswell has a powerful narrative line, mental attract, and lots of event. i like to recommend the booklet for either the overall reader and the aficionado.”—Frances Sherwood, writer of Vindication and evening Sorrows
Praise for Philip Baruth:
“Ingenious, frequently hilarious . . . in the event you can deal with a fantastic plot and an onslaught of irreverence.”—The Washington publish e-book World
“History won’t stand nonetheless during this shrewdpermanent time-travel romp.”—The ny occasions e-book Review
“An attractive, action-filled adventure.”—San Francisco Chronicle
The 12 months is 1763.Twenty-two-year-old James Boswell of Edinburgh is keen to improve himself in London society. this present day his attractions are set on furthering his acquaintance with Dr. Samuel Johnson, famed for his Dictionary; they're going to take a ship around the Thames to Greenwich Palace. looking at them secretly is John Boswell, James’ more youthful brother. He has stalked his older brother for days. fed on with envy, John is making plans to take revenge on his brother and Johnson for presumed slights. He incorporates a couple of miniature pistols that fireside a unmarried golden bullet every one, and there's homicide in his middle.
Philip Baruth is an award-winning commentator for Vermont Public Radio and a graduate of Brown collage with an MA and PhD from the college of California at Irvine. His past novel, The X President (Bantam Books, 2003) acquired severe acclaim. He teaches on the college of Vermont.