The Essex Serpent

The Essex Serpent

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A Kirkus Review Best Book of 2017 and a Washington Post Notable Work of Fiction. Winner of the British Book Awards Fiction Book of the Year and overall Book of the Year, selected as the Waterstones Book of the Year, and a Costa Book Award Finalist

"A novel of almost insolent ambition--lush and fantastical, a wild Eden behind a garden's part ghost story and part natural history lesson, part romance and part feminist parable. I found it so transporting that… (more)

Editorial reviews (5 reviews)

A thoroughly entertaining and also thought provoking book — the kind of read that makes you long to talk it over with someone who’s read it too.

At one point, Cora declares to Will, “We both speak of illuminating the world, but we have different sources of light.” “The Essex Serpent,” amid its Gothic darkness, radiates with light and life.

The Essex Serpent is a bit of a dense read. And yet, it's undeniably a page turner as well.

Book Details  

Publisher: Custom House (June 06, 2017)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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