Vixen by Rosie GarlandVixen by Rosie Garland

Vixen

byRosie Garland

Paperback | August 17, 2015

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Rosie Garland's extraordinary tale is a story of superstition and devotion in the time of the Black Death and will bewitch both new readers and fans of her much-loved debut, The Palace of Curiosities.DEVON 1349The villagers of Brauntone are awaiting a sign. As they haul a stinking creature from the nets, new priest Father Thomas thinks it has finally come.In the hands of his young housekeeper, Anne, this creature is revealed as just a girl, but in the mind of Father Thomas she is to be so much more than that. And he will stake all but his own life on that as the Plague rages towards Brauntone and its people turn to him to save them.
Born in London to a runaway teenager, Rosie has always been a cuckoo in the nest. She is an eclectic writer and performer, ranging from singing in Goth band The March Violets through touring with the Subversive Stitch exhibition in the 90s, to her current incarnation as Rosie Lugosi the Vampire Queen, cabaret chanteuse, incomparable co...
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Title:VixenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 7.8 × 5.08 × 0.04 inPublished:August 17, 2015Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0007492804

ISBN - 13:9780007492800

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Praise for Vixen:'Poetic, surprising, sexy and ultimately deeply moving, Vixen will have you hooked. it will stay with you long after you've reached the final page' DIVAPraise for The Palace of Curiosities:'Garland's lush prose is always a pleasure' Guardian'An alternately brutal and beautiful story about love and belonging in a vividly conveyed underworld, rich in carny phantasmagoria and lyrical romance' Metro'Bewitching' Good Housekeeping'A jewel-box of a novel . Garland is a real literary talent: definitely an author to watch' Sarah Waters'Reminds me of Angela Carter' Jenni Murray