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The gargoyle

Auteur : Andrew Davidson
Éditeur : New York : Doubleday, ©2008.
Édition/format :   Livre imprimé : Fiction : English : 1st edVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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A very contemporary cynic, physically beautiful and sexually adept, crashes his car into a ravine and suffers horrible burns over much of his body. As he recovers in a burn ward, undergoing the tortures of the damned, he awaits the day when he can leave the hospital and commit carefully planned suicide--for he is now a monster in appearance as well as in soul. Then a beautiful and compelling, but clearly unhinged,  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Fiction
Historical fiction
Personne nommée : Dante Alighieri; Dante Alighieri
Type d’ouvrage : Fiction
Format : Book
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Andrew Davidson
ISBN : 9780385524940 0385524943
Numéro OCLC : 171049793
Description : 468 pages ; 25 cm
Responsabilité : Andrew Davidson.

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A very contemporary cynic, physically beautiful and sexually adept, crashes his car into a ravine and suffers horrible burns over much of his body. As he recovers in a burn ward, undergoing the tortures of the damned, he awaits the day when he can leave the hospital and commit carefully planned suicide--for he is now a monster in appearance as well as in soul. Then a beautiful and compelling, but clearly unhinged, sculptress of gargoyles by the name of Marianne Engel appears at the foot of his bed and tells him that they were once lovers in medieval Germany.--From publisher description.

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