Hide Me Among the Graves

Hide Me Among the Graves

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London, winter of 1862, Adelaide McKee, a former prostitute, arrives on the doorstep of veterinarian John Crawford, a man she met once seven years earlier. Their brief meeting produced a child who, until now, had been presumed dead. McKee has learned that the girl lives—but that her life and soul are in mortal peril from a vampiric ghost. But this is no ordinary spirit; the bloodthirsty wraith is none other than John Polidori, the onetime physician to the mad,… (più)

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You don't have to know anything about any of these historical personages beforehand to enjoy the novel, as Powers very much makes them his own and introduces them all in a detailed, leisurely fashion.

No one writes historical fantasy quite like Tim Powers. A typical Powers novel — if anything the man writes can be called typical — combines supernatural melodrama with scrupulous research, seamlessly intertwining the real and the fantastic.

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Editore: William Morrow (13 Marzo 2012)

Collezione: William Morrow

Format: EPUB

Numero di pagine: 528 pagine

Dimensioni del file: 891 KB

Protezione: DRM

Lingua: Inglese


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