The complex story of a notorious law-suit in which love and inheritance are set against the classic urban background of 19th-century London, where fog on the river, seeping into the very bones of the characters, symbolizes the corruption of the legal system and the society which supports it.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 880 pages, 39 b&w illustrations
- Publisher: Everyman
- Publication Date: 26/09/1991
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781857150087