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House On Vesper Sands EXPORT

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Author Paraic ODonnell Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson ISBN 9781474600408 EAN 9781474600408 Bic Code Cover Hardback

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‘Tremendously good’ Observer’The most vivid and compelling portrait of late Victorian London since The Crimson Petal and the White’ Sarah Perry’Part Wilkie Collins, part Conan Doyle’ Guardian’Huge fun’ Daily Mail’Has everything you could want in a novel’ Stylist ‘Dickens is whirling enviously in his grave … Read by a fire on a cold winter evening’ Irish Times’Ladies and gentlemen, the darkness is complete.’ It is the winter of 1893, and in London the snow is falling. It is falling as Gideon Bliss seeks shelter in a Soho church, where he finds Angie Tatton lying before the altar. His one-time love is at death’s door, murmuring about brightness and black air, and about those she calls the Spiriters. In the morning she is gone. The snow is falling as a seamstress climbs onto a ledge above Mayfair, a mysterious message stitched into her own skin. It is falling as she steadies herself and closes her eyes. It is falling, too, as her e