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Old Filth (original 2004; edition 2006)
by Jane Gardam
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 070117756X, Hardcover)FILTH is a lawyer with a practice in the Far East. A few remember that his nickname stands for Failed In London Try Hong Kong. But Old Filth is not as pompous as people imagine, and his past contains many secrets and dark hiding places.
(retrieved from Amazon Sun, 07 Nov 2010 19:57:05 -0500)
Long ago, Old Filth was a Raj orphan - one of the many young children sent 'home' from the East to be fostered and educated in England. This novel tells his story, from his birth in what was then Malaya to the extremities of his old age.
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