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City of Crows

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  •  City of Crows
    Title: City of Crows
    Author: WOMERSLEY CHRIS
    Format: PAPERBACK
    Publication date: 29/08/2017
    Imprint: PICADOR AUSTRALIA
    Price: $29.99
    Publishing status: Active

    A historical novel set in 17th century Paris by the author of The Low Road & Bereft.

    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...

    ISBN: 9781760551100
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