The Phoenix

February 1, 2009|
The Phoenix by Ruth Sims
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At fourteen, Kit St. Denys brought down his abusive father with a knife. At twenty-one his theatrical genius brought down the house. At thirty, his past-and his forbidden love-nearly brought down the curtain for good. This is a compelling Victorian saga of two men whose love for each other transcends time and distance-and the society that considers it an abomination. Set in the last twenty years of the 19th century, The Phoenix is a multi-layered historical novel that illuminates poverty and child abuse, theatre history in America and England, betrayal, a crisis of conscience, violence and vengeance, and the treatment of insanity at a time when such treatment was in its infant stage. Most of all it is a tale of love on many levels, from carnal to devoted friendship to sacrifice.

Title:The PhoenixFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:372 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.83 inShipping dimensions:372 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.83 inPublished:February 1, 2009Publisher:Lethe PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1590210468

ISBN - 13:9781590210468

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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