Melmoth

A Novel
Product Number: EB00718749
Released: Oct 16, 2018
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062856418
Publisher: Custom House
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"Masterful.scary and smart, working as a horror story but also a philosophical inquiry into the nature of will and love. Perry did as much in her richly praised novel The Essex Serpent, but this is a deeper, more complex novel and more rewarding." -Washington Post For centuries, the mysterious dark-robed figure has roamed the globe, searching for those whose complicity and cowardice have fed into the rapids of history's darkest waters-and now, in Sarah Perry's breathtaking follow-up to The Essex Serpent, it is heading in our direction. It has been years since Helen Franklin left England. In Prague, working as a translator, she has found a home of sorts-or, at least, refuge. That changes when her friend Karel discovers a mysterious letter in the library, a strange confession and a curious warning that speaks of Melmoth the Witness, a dark legend found in obscure fairy tales and antique village lore. As such superstition has it, Melmoth travels through the ages, dooming those she persuades to join her to a damnation of timeless, itinerant solitude. To Helen it all seems the stuff of unenlightened fantasy. But, unaware, as she wanders the cobblestone streets Helen is being watched. And then Karel disappears...?

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Author(s): Sarah Perry
Original Publish Date: Oct 16, 2018

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Author(s): Sarah Perry
Narrator(s): Jan Cramer
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Released: Oct 16, 2018
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ISBN: #9781982553623
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Author(s): Sarah Perry
Narrator(s): Jan Cramer
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