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The Poisoning Angel (Paperback)

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Paperback 240 Pages / Published: 14/07/2014
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Little Helene Jegado had always been different. Schooled in the ancient beliefs of the Breton people by her mother, the beautiful child grows up feeling detached from the nineteenth-century world around her and yet destined for a terrible vocation: to do the work of l'Ankou, death's henchman. Beginning with the demise of her very own maman...

Publisher: Gallic Books
ISBN: 9781908313683
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 227 g
Dimensions: 194 x 130 x 20 mm


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'Unique historical fiction. Hilariously funny, gruesome, macabre, and graphic, it is a worthy witness to great French modern literature' - Words and Peace

'He puts words into the mouths of his characters so believably it makes them brim with life. His penchant for the grotesque and macabre is well known but he does what he does so well with a lightness of touch and a sense of humour.' - Bookgroup.info

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“Another great bit of dark French history”

Jean Teule has a knack for taking the horrid, dark twisted incidents of French history and spinning them into wonderful narratives; he did it with Eat Him if You Like, and has managed it again with The Poisoning... More

Paperback edition
1 similar book recommended
5th March 2015
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“The Poisoning Angel”

Won this in a Goodreads giveaway.

well I must say I really enjoyed this book (it took me a matter of hours to finish which says it all...even for my speed of reading!) and I when I started it I didn't even... More

Paperback edition
11th July 2014
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