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The Butcher's Hook
Author: Janet Ellis

Product Details:
ISBN: 9781473625129
Format: Paperback
Pages: 368
Dims (mm): 176 x 238
Pub Date: 25-02-16
Pub Country: United Kingdom
Condition: NEW

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***LONGLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOT PRIZE 2016*** 'A HIGH-FINISH PERFORMANCE' Observer 'DARK WEIRD AND GLORIOUSLY FEMINIST' Elle UK 'A SHARP EYE AND A SHARPER WIT - A MEMORABLE HEROINE' Guardian 'INIMITABLE, INGENIOUSLY BRUTAL...CRIES OUT FOR A COSTUME DRAMA SERIES' Telegraph 'A BOLDNESS RARE IN A FIRST NOVEL' Mail on Sunday 'A STRANGE, UNSETTLING STORY' The Times 'ONE TO WATCH' Guardian 'A STORY OF DISPASSIONATE, BLOODY BRILLIANCE' Sunday Express 'ONE OF THE HOTTEST DEBUT NOVELISTS OF THE YEAR' Glamour 'A GRIPPING, GIRL-POWER STORY' Sun 'A CRACKING READ' Cathy Rentzenbrink, Prima 'A SPIRITED, DARK DEBUT' Woman & Home 'STRANGE, DARK AND UTTERLY MESMERIC' Hannah Kent, author of Burial Rites 'A MASTERFUL STORYTELLER' Clare Mackintosh, author of I Let You Go 'BEWITCHING' Antonia Hodgson, bestselling author of The Devil in the Marshalsea 'A TRIUMPH' Erin Kelly, author of The Poison Tree Georgian London, in the summer of 1763. At nineteen, Anne Jaccob is awakened to the possibility of joy when she meets Fub, the butcher's apprentice, and begins to imagine a life of passion with him. The only daughter of well-to-do parents, Anne lives a sheltered life. Her home is a miserable place. Though her family want for nothing, her father is uncaring, her mother is ailing, and the baby brother who taught her to love is dead. Unfortunately her parents have already chosen a more suitable husband for her than Fub. But Anne is a determined young woman, with an idiosyncratic moral compass. In the matter of pursuing her own happiness,

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