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Melmoth

Sarah Perry
Paperback | Engels
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"Masterful...scary and smart, working as a horror story but also a philosophical inquiry into the nature of will and love. Perry did as much in her richly praised novel The Essex Serpent, but this is a deeper, more complex novel and more rewarding." --Washington Post

For centuries, the mysterious dark-robed figure has roamed the globe, searching for those whose complicity and cowardice have fed into the rapids of history's darkest waters--and now, in Sarah Perry's breathtaking follow-up to The Essex Serpent, it is heading in our direction.

It has been years since Helen Franklin left England. In Prague, working as a translator, she has found a home of sorts--or, at least, refuge. That changes when her friend Karel discovers a mysterious letter in the library, a strange confession and a curious warning that speaks of Melmoth the Witness, a dark legend found in obscure fairy tales and antique village lore. As such superstition has it, Melmoth travels through the ages, dooming those she persuades to join her to a damnation of timeless, itinerant solitude. To Helen it all seems the stuff of unenlightened fantasy.

But, unaware, as she wanders the cobblestone streets Helen is being watched. And then Karel disappears. . . .

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  • Productcode (EAN): 9780062856401
  • Verschijningsdatum: 1/10/2019
  • Aantal bladzijden: 304
  • Uitgeverij: Custom House
  • Auteur(s): Sarah Perry
  • Afmetingen: 135 mm x 201 mm
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  • Aantal bladzijden: 304
  • Taal: Engels

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  • Productcode (EAN): 9780062856401
  • Verschijningsdatum: 1/10/2019
  • Uitvoering: Paperback
  • Bestandsformaat: Trade paperback (VS)
  • Afmetingen: 135 mm x 201 mm
  • Gewicht: 240 g