‘Golden Hill’ Recalls The Dark Alleys And Twisted Virtue Of 18th-Century NYC

Golden Hill, by Francis Spufford

Francis Spufford’s historical novel is set in 1746 Lower Manhattan, a world of spies, thieves, card sharks and crooked bankers. Critic Maureen Corrigan calls it a “gorgeously crafted” work.

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