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Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub the Date: 2006 07 Pages: 512 Publisher: Vintage Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction Arthur and George grow up worlds apart in late nineteenth-century itain: Arthur in shabby-genteel Edinburgh. George in the vicarage of a small Staffordshire village. Arthur is to become one of the most famous men of his age. while George remains in hard-working obscurity. But as the new century begins. they are ought together by a sequence of events that made sensational headlines at the time as The Great Wyrley Outrages. This is a novel about low crime and high spirituality. guilt and innocence. identity. nationality and race. Most of all it is a profound and moving meditation on the fateful differences between what we believe. what we know and what we can prove.