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The Grand Complication
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Gardners Books
Publication date February 6, 2003
Pages 368
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780099436850
ISBN-10 009943685X
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 7.50 in.
Weight 0.55 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $12.55
Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Alexander Short, a stylish young reference librarian, is hired by Henry James Jesson III for some after-hours research on a mysterious 18th-century inventor. As his investigation heats up, Alexander realizes there are many more secrets lurking in Jesson's cloistered world than were first apparent.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Alexander Short is a stylish young reference librarian. With his job in jeopardy and his marriage coming apart, Alexander meets the improbably named Henry James Jesson III, a book-lover who hires the librarian for some after-hours research. His task: to complete a cabinet of curiosities chronicling the life of a mysterious eighteenth-century inventor. As the investigation heats up, Alexander realizes there are many more secrets lurking in Jesson's cloistered world than those found inside his elegant Manhattan town house-

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780786866038
 
from Hyperion Books (August 1, 2001)
9780786866038 | details & prices | 359 pages | 6.75 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $24.45
About: Confronted by both professional and personal crises, reference librarian Alexander Short gains a new lease on life when he meets Henry James Jesson III, who hires him for some research into an enigmatic eighteenth-century inventor.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780099436850 Book cover for 9780786885183
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Gardners Books (February 6, 2003)
9780099436850 | details & prices | 368 pages | 5.25 × 7.50 × 1.00 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $12.55
About: Alexander Short, a stylish young reference librarian, is hired by Henry James Jesson III for some after-hours research on a mysterious 18th-century inventor.
Reprint edition from Hyperion Books (August 1, 2002)
9780786885183 | details & prices | 359 pages | 5.00 × 7.75 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $21.99
About: Confronted by both professional and personal crises, reference librarian Alexander Short gains a new lease on life when he meets Henry James Jesson III, who hires him for some research into an enigmatic eighteenth-century inventor.

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