The Fan-Maker's Inquisition

Product Number: EB00654134
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781938103971
Publisher: Dzanc Books
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Description

"A fan is like the thighs of a woman: it opens and closes." And so begins this lush, historical novel-a mixture of imagination and conceit, passion and suspense. In a tense courtroom during the French Revolution, a young fan-maker, renowned all over Paris for her sensual and graphic objets d'art, is on trial because of her collaboration with the Marquis de Sade. Heads will roll unless the independent fan-maker, erotically cast in the shadow of Sade, can justify her art and friendships to a court known for its rigid and prudish proprieties.

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Author(s): Rikki Ducornet
Original Publish Date: Jul 19, 2015

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