Download e-book for kindle: Bone House: A Novel by Betsy Tobin

By Betsy Tobin

ISBN-10: 0743201965

ISBN-13: 9780743201964

ISBN-10: 0743406168

ISBN-13: 9780743406161

Gothic, based, and suspenseful, Bone House vividly inspires seventeenth-century rural England. it's the story of 2 ladies. One is Dora -- huge, voluptuous, and charismatic -- a prostitute to whom males are drawn for excitement, girls for friendship. Her unusual loss of life in an icy ravine impacts every body within the tiny village: her huge, immense, slow-minded son; an embittered midwife; the hunchbacked lord of the manor; his decaying mom; and an itin- erant portrait painter, whose arrival within the village reveals secrets and techniques and passions past anyone's expectancies.
the opposite -- younger, mild, and solitary -- is a dutiful chambermaid to the mistress of the manor until eventually Dora's coincidence starts to distract her from her day-by-day initiatives. Her quest to discover the reality concerning the prostitute's mysterious existence and unexpected dying leads her to a bad discovery, and the beginnings of a destiny.
a unique approximately homicide, flesh, fertility, wish, medication, and artwork, Bone House transports readers to stratified Elizabethan England, the place the physique -- or "bone condominium" -- had a prime position in deter-mining one's future. Sensual, refined, and fiercely compelling, this can be an uncommonly guaranteed debut.

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