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Holy fools, Joanne Harris, (electronic resource)

Label
Holy fools
Title
Holy fools
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Joanne Harris
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With her internationally bestselling novels Chocolat, Blackberry Wine, Five Quarters of the Orange, and Coastliners, Joanne Harris has woven intoxicating spells that celebrate the sensuous while exposing the passion, secrets, and folly beneath the surface of rustic village life. In Holy Fools, her most ambitious and accomplished novel to date, she transports us back to a time of intrigue and turmoil, of deception and masquerade. In the year 1605, a young widow, pregnant and alone, seeks sanctuary at the small Abbey of Sainte Marie-de-la-mer on the island of Noirs Moustiers off the Brittany coast. After the birth of her daughter, she takes up the veil, and a new name, Soeur Auguste. But the peace she has found in remote isolation is shattered five years later by the events that follow the death of her kind benefactress, the Reverend Mother. When a new abbess -- the daughter of a corrupt noble family elevated by the murder of King Henri IV -- arrives at Sainte Marie-de-la-mer, she does not arrive alone. With her is her personal confessor and spiritual guide, Pere Colombin, a man Soeur Auguste knows all too well. For the newcomer is Guy LeMerle, a charlatan and seducer now masquerading as a priest, and the one man she fears more than any other. Soeur Auguste has a secret. Once she was l'Ailee, "The Winged One," star performer of a troupe led by LeMerle, before betrayal forced her to change her identity. But now the past has found her. Before long, thanks' to LeMerle, suspicion and debauchery are breeding like a plague within the convent's walls -- fueled by dark rumors of witchcraft, part of the false priest's brilliantly orchestrated scheme of revenge. To protect herself and ber beloved child, l'Ailee will have to perform one last act of dazzling daring more audacious than any she has previously attempted
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6058.A68828
LC item number
H65 2007eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Holy fools, Joanne Harris, (electronic resource)
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Instantiates
Publication
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Title from eBook information screen
Color
multicolored
Contents
Juliette -- LeMerle -- Isabelle -- Perette
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061497544
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
Note
  • Title from eBook information screen.
  • EBOOK
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D68AD322-3DDA-4F5A-BC5F-6EADF74D1B27
System control number
  • 2171135
  • 1236950
  • (OCoLC)ocm184983043
  • 4502-98260
  • (OCoLC)184983043
  • (OCoLC)ocn184983043
  • (OUa)vtls000847371
  • 2171135
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1607 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 265 KB)
Label
Holy fools, Joanne Harris, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
Title from eBook information screen
Color
multicolored
Contents
Juliette -- LeMerle -- Isabelle -- Perette
Dimensions
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780061497544
Isbn Type
(electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
Note
  • Title from eBook information screen.
  • EBOOK
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D68AD322-3DDA-4F5A-BC5F-6EADF74D1B27
System control number
  • 2171135
  • 1236950
  • (OCoLC)ocm184983043
  • 4502-98260
  • (OCoLC)184983043
  • (OCoLC)ocn184983043
  • (OUa)vtls000847371
  • 2171135
System details
Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1607 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 265 KB)

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