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Author Lovric, Michelle, author

Title The Book of Human Skin / by Michelle Lovric
Edition Paperback edition
Published London : Bloomsbury, 2011
London Bloomsbury, 2011
(c)2010

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Description 500 pages ; 20 cm
Summary 13 May 1784, Venice Minguillo Fasan, heir to the decaying gothic Palazzo Espagnol is born. Yet Minguillo is no ordinary child he is strange, devious, and all those who come near him are fearful. Twelve years later Minguillo is faced with an unexpected threat to his inheritance - a newborn sister, Marcella. His untempered jealousy will condemn his sister to a series of fates as a cripple, a madwomen and a nun. But his insatiable quest to destroy her, he may have underestimated his sisters ferocious determination and her unlikely allies who will go to extraordinary lengths to save her..
Notes Originally published: 2010
Subject Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
Jealousy -- Fiction.
Peru -- History -- 1548-1820 -- Fiction.
Venice (Italy) -- History -- 1797-1866 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Reading nook.
Novels.
ISBN 9781408809648 (paperback)