The String of Pearls : A Romance - the Original Sweeney Todd Paperback
Part of the Penguin Classic Romance Thillers series
Beware the blood-soaked razor of Sweeney Todd, demon barber of Fleet Street! Johanna Oakley's lover, Mark, has gone missing in suspicious circumstances. And the man who was meant to deliver Mark's last gift to her, a string of pearls, has gone missing too - last seen entering the barber-shop of Sweeney Todd.
In desperation, Johanna decides to dress up as a boy in order to gain access to Todd's premises.
There, in a fetid underground crypt, she will discover the grisly truth about what has really happened to Sweeney Todd's unsuspecting customers - and what they have to do with Mrs Lovett, famed maker of the most delicious pies in London ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/01/2010
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141192345