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Anglo-Saxon Attitudes

By: Wilson, Angus; Smiley, Jane

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York Review Books: 2005

Seller ID: 2200972

ISBN: 159017142X

Condition: Near Fine

Faintly toned. 2005 Trade Paperback. ix, 346 pp. Gerald Middleton is a sixty-year-old self-proclaimed failure. Worse than that, he’s a failure with a conscience. As a young man, he was involved in an archaeological dig that turned up an obscene idol in the coffin of a seventh-century bishop and scandalized a generation. The discovery was in fact the most outrageous archaeological hoax of the century, and Gerald has long known who was responsible and why. But to reveal the truth is to risk destroying the world of cozy compromises that, personally as well as professionally, he has long made hi... View more info