Adele Louisante, as Sylvester named the exquisite creature he rescued from slaughter in a Pyrenean village, was a paradox of fetid smells and delicate perfections. To protect and tend her, Sylvester summons to Paris his sister, though what begins as scientific enquiry degenerates into obsession.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC ISBN: 9780747535058 Number of pages: 245 Weight: 189 g Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 18 mm Edition: New edition
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