The Taxidermist's Daughter

Paperback edition released 14/04/2022

by Kate Mosse

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The Taxidermist's Daughter Synopsis

'The world is stacked against women like me. But things are different now.' 1912. In an isolated house on the Sussex salt marshes, Connie Gifford lives with her father. Robbed of her childhood memories by a mysterious accident, she is haunted by fitful glimpses of her past - whilst her father has become a broken man, taking refuge in the bottle, since the closure of his once-legendary Museum of Avian Taxidermy. A strange woman has been seen in the graveyard - and a few miles away, two patients have, inexplicably, disappeared from the local asylum. As a major storm hits the coastline, old wounds are about to be opened as one woman, intent on revenge, attempts to liberate another from the horrifying crimes of the past. The Taxidermist's Daughter is a thrilling Gothic story of violence, retribution and justice, adapted for the stage by Kate Mosse from her own internationally best-selling novel, and first performed at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2022, directed by Roisin McBrinn. 'A superb, atmospheric thriller, its Gothic overtones commanding attention' Daily Mail on Kate Mosse's novel

About This Edition

ISBN: 9781839040832
Publication date: 14th April 2022
Author: Kate Mosse
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Primary Genre Historical Fiction
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About Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse's novels include The Languedoc Trilogy (Labyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel), The Winter Ghosts, The Burning Chambers and The City of Tears, and non-fiction including Warrior Queens & Quiet Revolutionaries: How Women (Also) Build the World. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and founder of the #WomanInHistory campaign.

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