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The Pleasures of Men

by Kate Williams

Crime / Mystery eBooks of the Month Historical Fiction

The Pleasures of Men Synopsis

It's Spitalfields, 1840. Catherine Sorgeiul lives with her Uncle in a rambling house in London's East End. She has few companions and little to occupy the days beyond her own colourful imagination. But then a murderer strikes, ripping open the chests of young girls and stuffing hair into their mouths to resemble a beak, leading the press to christen him The Man of Crows. And as Catherine hungrily devours the news, she finds she can channel the voices of the dead ...and comes to believe she will eventually channel The Man of Crows himself. But the murders continue to panic the city and Catherine gradually realizes she is snared in a deadly trap, where nothing is as it first appears ...and lurking behind the lies Catherine has been told are secrets more deadly and devastating than anything her imagination can conjure.

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ISBN: 9780241954546
Publication date: 05/07/2012
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780241951392
Publication date: 19/01/2012
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780241951392
Publication date: 19th January 2012
Author: Kate Williams
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Historical Fiction,
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About Kate Williams

Kate Williams studied her BA at Somerville College, Oxford where she was a College Scholar and received the Violet Vaughan Morgan University Scholarship. She then took her MA at Queen Mary, University of London and her DPhil at Oxford. Kate's first book was England's Mistress: the Infamous Life of Emma Hamilton and her second, Becoming Queen was about the passionate youth of Queen Victoria and Princess Charlotte. She was also a consultant on the movie Young Victoria which starred Emily Blunt and Rupert Friend and has appeared on the Today programme and as a guest reviewer on Newsnight Review in ...

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