➶ The Devils Acre Free ➬ Author Matthew Plampin – Soaringeaglecasino.us

The Devils Acre When Betrayal Is Second Nature, Trust Is The Ultimate Gamble.London, 1853 On The Banks Of The Thames, American Entrepreneur Colonel Samuel Colt Sets Up A State Of The Art Weapons Factory, Capable Of Turning Out His Famous Revolvers In Their Thousands When Edward Lowry Is Hired As Colt S Secretary, He Is Amazed By His Good Luck, But Then He Starts An Affair With A Girl From The Factory Floor, And Realises That Things Are Not What They Seem Among Colt S Machine Operators Are A Desperate Gang From The Devil S Acre, And As Guns Start To Go Missing, It Becomes Clear That There Are Many With Scores To Settle And Murder In Mind.

➶ The Devils Acre  Free ➬ Author Matthew Plampin – Soaringeaglecasino.us
  • Paperback
  • 432 pages
  • The Devils Acre
  • Matthew Plampin
  • English
  • 18 January 2018
  • 0007273975

    10 thoughts on “➶ The Devils Acre Free ➬ Author Matthew Plampin – Soaringeaglecasino.us


  1. says:

    I found this book a real struggle I quite enjoy historical fiction but this was too heavy on the detail and descriptions and I found myself skipping through lengthy passages if it looked like nothing important was happening To its credit I did manage to see it through to the end There were several plotlines and a certain amount of intrigue but I don t think the author really managed to pull them all off The different threads had an odd mix of political as well as action, as if the author w I found this book a real struggle I quite enjoy historical fiction but this was too heavy on the detail and descriptions and I found myself skipping through lengthy passages if it looked...


  2. says:

    I struggled through the first part of this book and then sad to say I willy gave up Life is too short I found I had no empathy with any of the characters as they were all extremely flat The Irish element I found annoying also May go back to it at some stage but would have to be fairly desperate.


  3. says:

    I enjoy historical fiction but with this book I felt way out of my comfort zone The descriptions were very lengthy at times and I just skimmed most of them Well, to be honest, I skimmed most of the book.


  4. says:

    Gosh this has taken me a long time to read I found it hard going in places but wanted to find out how it ended so persevered.Am pleased I finished it and glad it s over


  5. says:

    One of my all time favourites Firstly, I loved the setting The descriptions of Victorian London really drew me into that world Having lived in London some of the places in the book are really familiar and when I walk by places like Greenwich Park I m reminded of scenes in the book and find myself playing spot the difference between the present day and Victorian times.The story itself is exciting and fresh You can tell the author really knows what he s writing about The Colt revolver plays a One of my all time favourites Firstly, I loved the setting The descriptions of Victorian London really drew me into that world Having lived in London some of the places in the book are really familiar and when I walk by places like Greenwich Pa...


  6. says:

    This book was a fantastic juxtaposition of opulent parliament and seedy london rookeries The presence of the main characters on the page was almost tangible and very well characterised, and Plampin has managed to capture minor characters through the eyes of the narrating voice I enjoye...


  7. says:

    I normally really like historical fiction and the blurb sounded so interesting, but alas no I think if you love really long winded descriptions of guns and gun making machines you ll love this, but I just found it really dragged wit...


  8. says:

    A good fast paced read


  9. says:

    I occasionally try to read out of my comfort zone Granted, historical fiction is within my comfort zone but only when it s a period or subject about which I know a lot or have a keen interest in I can t say I knew all that much about Samuel Colt when this book came into my possession, but the blurb sounded interesting, promising political intrigue in Victorian London during the period of the gang warfare in the 1850s on the eve of The Crimean War.Samuel Colt is an American industrialist lookin I occasionally try to read out of my comfort zone Granted, historical fiction is within my comfort zone but only when it s a period or subject about which I know a lot or have a keen interest in I can t say I knew all that much about Samuel Colt when this book came into my possession, but the blurb sounded interesting, promising political intrigue in Victorian London during the period of the gang warfare in the 1850s on the eve of The Crimean War.Samuel Colt is an American industrialist looking to manufacture and sell his brand new invention in London to the British government the Colt Revolver He hopes to win a contract to supply the British army as it moves to halt the session of Imperial Russia in the east This almost stereotypically brash ...


  10. says:

    Sam Colt, the American entrepreneur, is looking to set up a factory in London to manufacture his revolvers using his assembly line techniques that revolutionised arms manufacture It was set up in the 1850s at the time of the Crimean war 1853 56 and he firmly hoped that the English would place a significant order for his weapons Unfortunately, for him, no such order was placed and his factory closed four years later It was, indeed, visited by Charles Dickens as well as otherappropriate Sam Colt, the American entrepreneur, is looking to set up a factory in London to manufacture his revolvers using his assembly line techniques that revolutionised arms manufacture It was set up in the 1850s at the tim...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *