Goddess and the Thief
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Essie Fox divides her time between Windsor and Bow in the East End of London. Her debut novel, The Somnambulist, was selected for the Channel 4 Book Club and was shortlisted in the New Writer of the Year category of the 2012 National Book Awards. She is the author of The Virtual Victorian: www.virtualvictorian.blogspot.comReview:
This is a tale of lost families, haunting prophecies and obsessive love. Not one to miss! 8 out 10 stars * WORDS AND PIECES BLOG * Terrifically atmospheric and an engrossing plot. * NEW BOOKS * A shadowy sensual world... [a] beguiling, imaginative and original tale * HELLO! MAGAZINE * A dark enthralling story... I was totally engrossed! * ESSENTIALS * Delights in the underworld and exotica of Victorian Britain...Memorable and unusual * SUNDAY TIMES * Beautifully turned and very beguiling . . . Fox cleverly weaves in real characters such as the widowed Queen Victoria and the Maharajah Duleep Singh, with Indian myths and legends, to produce a terrifically engrossing read * SAGA MAGAZINE * The author captures the essence of Victorian life in this richly textured novel...hugely enjoyable. If you love all things Victorian, you will love this * HISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY * With just as many twists and turns as Wilkie Collins aat his unpredictable best, Fox's take on the Victorian mystery novel will transport you to a world of intrigue and superstition . . . A gem of a read * THE LADY * Dark secrets, hidden pasts and childhood mysteries are the focus in this sensual melodrama...an entertaining slice of Victoriana, rich in historical detail * MARIE CLAIRE * A richly textured, highly coloured and entirely pleasurable read * METRO * The plot of this novel is intricate and beautifully turned, and echoes of Frances Hodgson Burnett and George MacDonald Fraser are entirely intentional - Fox's raids on the story-box cleverly enhance the sense of mystery * THE TIMES * Fox's clear and thorough historical research is clearly woven into every seam of this rich and imaginative novel. -- Antonia Charlesworth * THE BIG ISSUE IN THE NORTH * This is a fascinating, fast-paced, beautifully written book and well worth reading. -- Carol Westron * Promoting Crime Blog *
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Descripción ORION, LONDON, UK, 2013. Soft cover. Estado de conservación: New. Estado de la sobrecubierta: New. 1st Edition. A NICE CLEAN AND TIGHT UK UNCORRECTED PROOF COPY OF THE GODDESS AND THE THIEF BY ESSIE FOX.BOOK COMES WITH THE PUBLISHERS PRESS RELEASE. ALL BOOKS DESPATCHED WRAPPED IN BUBBLE WRAP AND A STRONG CARDBOARD BOX. Nº de ref. de la librería 001135
Descripción Orion. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P111409146227
Descripción Orion, 2013. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Brand New. 320 pages. 9.41x6.38x1.14 inches. In Stock. Nº de ref. de la librería zk1409146227