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The Essex Serpent [GRPL Book Club] : a novel / Sarah Perry.

The Essex Serpent [GRPL Book Club] : a novel

Perry, Sarah, 1979- author. (Author).

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Main Book Club Perry (Text) 31307023330824 Book Club Checked out 08/02/2019
Main Book Club Perry (Text) 31307023330832 Book Club Checked out 08/05/2019
Main Book Club Perry (Text) 31307023330840 Book Club Checked out 07/15/2019
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Main Book Club Perry (Text) 31307023330907 Book Club Checked out 07/15/2019
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Record details

  • ISBN: 006266638X
  • ISBN: 9780062666383
  • Physical Description: 416 pages, 6 unnumbered pages, 24 pages : facsimile ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Custom House paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Custom House, An Imprint of William Morrow, 2018.

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General Note:
If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
"Originally published in the United Kingdom in 2016 by Serpent's Tail, an imprint of Profile Books Ltd. A hardcover edition of this book was published in 2017 by Custom House, an imprint of William Morrow."--Title page verso.
Includes P.S. Insights, Interviews & More.
Summary, etc.:
"London, 1893. Seeking refuge after the death of her husband, Cora Seaborne departs for coastal Essex. Once there, she hears rumors that after nearly three hundred years, the mythical Essex Serpent, a fearsome creature that once roamed the marshes, has returned. Eager to investigate, Cora is introduced to parish vicar William Ransome. As they attempt to discover the truth, these seeming opposites find themselve inexorably drawn together--and as their pursuit becomes more urgent, Cora's London past follows her to the coast, with striking consequences."--Back cover.
Awards Note:
New York Times notable book of the year.
Subject: Widows > Fiction.
Vicars, Parochial > Fiction.
Serpents > Folklore > Fiction.
Animals, Mythical > Fiction.
Essex (England) > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > Victoria, 1837-1901 > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Romance fiction.
Gothic fiction.

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