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City of crows
City of crows
Womersley, Chris2017
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A woman's heart contains all things. Her heart is tender and loving, but it has other elements. It contains fire and intrigue and mighty storms. Shipwreck and all that has ever happened in the world. Murder, if need be...1673. Desperate to save herself and her only surviving child Nicolas from an outbreak of plague, Charlotte Picot flees her tiny village in the French countryside. But when Nicolas is abducted by a troop of slavers, Charlotte resorts to witchcraft and summons assistance in the shape of a malevolent man. She and her companion travel to Paris where they become further entwined in the underground of sorcerers and poisoners - and where each is forced to reassess their ideas of good and evil. Before Charlotte is finished she will wander hell's halls, trade with a witch and accept a demon's fealty. Meanwhile, a notorious criminal is unexpectedly released from the prison galleys where he has served a brutal sentence for sacrilege...
Main title:
City of crows / Chris Womersley.
AUTHOR:
Imprint:
Sydney, N.S.W. : Picador by Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Ltd, 2017.©2017
Collation:
376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN:
9781760551100 (paperback)
Dewey class:
A823.4
Language:
English
LocationCollectionCall numberStatus/Desc
Beaumaris LibraryAdult FictionWOMEAvailable
Brighton LibraryAdult FictionWOMEOnloan - Due: 31 Jul 2020
Hampton LibraryAdult FictionWOMEAvailable
Sandringham Library ExpressAdult FictionWOMEIn Deep Storage until mid 2020. (Set: 14 Jul 2019)
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