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City Of Crows
City Of Crows | Chris Womersley
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From award-winning author Chris Womersley comes an extraordinary historical novel set in seventeenth-century Paris "One of the unrepentantly daring and original talents in the landscape of Australian fiction" Sydney Morning Herald A woman's heart contains all things ... France, 1673. Desperate to save herself and her only surviving child from an outbreak of plague, the widow Charlotte Picot flees her village to seek sanctuary in Lyon. But, waylaid on the road by slavers, young Nicolas is stolen and his mother left for dead. Charlotte fears the boy has been taken to Paris for sale, for it is well known there is no corruption in a man's heart that cannot be found in that terrible City of Crows. Yet this is not only a story of Paris and its streets thronged with preachers, troubadours and rogues. It is also the tale of a woman who calls herself a sorceress and a demon who thinks he is a man ...
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Picked this up at the airport... only three hours until my flight leaves for Amsterdam!

Suet624 Wait, you went to Amsterdam??? That‘s awesome!! 11mo
NHLibrarian @Suet624 I did! Right after thanksgiving with my mom and sister. It was amazing!! We went to all the museums and walked for hours. 11mo
Suet624 That‘s so great. I went once for just a few days and have very warm memories of the place. 11mo
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Starting Wednesday with coffee and a book. =) I'm going to see Chris Womersley speak about City of Crows on the weekend, hoping to have it read by then.

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