The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock
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One September evening in 1785, the merchant Jonah Hancock hears urgent knocking on his front door. One of his captains is waiting eagerly on the step. He has sold Jonah's ship for what appears to be a mermaid. As gossip spreads through the docks, coffee shops, parlours and brothels, everyone wants to see Mr Hancock's marvel.
240mm x 162mm x 43mm
Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
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