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The Gifts : 'Fierce and touching' Jennifer Saint, bestselling author of Ariadne

The Gifts : 'Fierce and touching' Jennifer Saint, bestselling author of Ariadne

Publisher : Bonnier Books Ltd
SKU: 9781786580740
R 330,00
R 280,50
When she comes to, she is astonished at the sight of her shadow - it has wings. Meanwhile when rumours of 'fallen angels' cause a frenzy across London, a surgeon desperate for fame and fortune will find himself in the grips of a dangerous obsession, and the women he seeks in the most terrible danger .
October 1840. A young woman staggers alone through a forest in Shropshire as a huge pair of impossible wings rip themselves from her shoulders. Meanwhile, when rumours of a 'fallen angel' cause a frenzy across London, a surgeon desperate for fame and fortune finds himself in the grip of a dangerous obsession, one that will place the women he seeks in the most terrible danger . . . THE GIFTS is the astonishing debut adult novel from the lauded author of BEARMOUTH. A gripping and ambitious book told through five different perspectives and set against the luminous backdrop of nineteenth century London, it explores science, nature and religion, enlightenment, the role of women in society and the dark danger of ambition. Praise for BEARMOUTH: 'Ambitious and darkly brilliant . . . provocative, tender, claustrophobic and epic. It blew my mind' Kiran Millwood Hargrave 'Extraordinary... compelling and original' Sunday Times, Book of the Year 'Devastating, genre breaking... I can't wait to see what Hyder does next, I will go wherever she takes me' Daisy Johnson 'Hand-in-mouth gripping... [Hyder] will become a household name' The Times
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781786580740
Publisher Bonnier Books Ltd
Contributor By (author) Liz Hyder
Publication Date 2022-02-17
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 496
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 593
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October 1840. A young woman staggers alone through a forest in Shropshire as a huge pair of impossible wings rip themselves from her shoulders. Meanwhile, when rumours of a 'fallen angel' cause a frenzy across London, a surgeon desperate for fame and fortune finds himself in the grip of a dangerous obsession, one that will place the women he seeks in the most terrible danger . . . THE GIFTS is the astonishing debut adult novel from the lauded author of BEARMOUTH. A gripping and ambitious book told through five different perspectives and set against the luminous backdrop of nineteenth century London, it explores science, nature and religion, enlightenment, the role of women in society and the dark danger of ambition. Praise for BEARMOUTH: 'Ambitious and darkly brilliant . . . provocative, tender, claustrophobic and epic. It blew my mind' Kiran Millwood Hargrave 'Extraordinary... compelling and original' Sunday Times, Book of the Year 'Devastating, genre breaking... I can't wait to see what Hyder does next, I will go wherever she takes me' Daisy Johnson 'Hand-in-mouth gripping... [Hyder] will become a household name' The Times
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781786580740
Publisher Bonnier Books Ltd
Contributor By (author) Liz Hyder
Publication Date 2022-02-17
Language English
Format Paperback / softback
Pages 496
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 234 X 153 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 593
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