Sarah Perry – The Essex Serpent

Sarah Perry – The Essex Serpent

Beschrijving

boekomslag Sarah Perry - The Essex SerpentLondon 1893. When Cora Seaborne’s controlling husband dies, she steps into her new life as a widow with as much relief as sadness. Along with her son Francis – a curious, obsessive boy – she leaves town for Essex, in the hope that fresh air and open space will provide refuge. On arrival, rumours reach them that the mythical Essex Serpent, once said to roam the marshes claiming lives, has returned to the coastal parish of Aldwinter. Cora, a keen amateur naturalist with no patience for superstition, is enthralled, convinced that what the local people think is a magical beast may be a yet-undiscovered species. As she sets out on its trail, she is introduced to William Ransome, Aldwinter’s vicar, who is also deeply suspicious of the rumours, but thinks they are a distraction from true faith. As he tries to calm his parishioners, Will and Cora strike up an intense relationship, and although they agree on absolutely nothing, they find themselves at once drawn together and torn apart, affecting each other in ways that surprise them both.

Boekinformatie
Schrijver: Sarah Perry
Titel: The Essex Serpent
Uitgeverij: Serpent’s Tail (GB)
Jaartal: 2016
Bladzijden: 416
Genre: griezelverhaal
Leeftijd: 18+

- koop dit boek bij bol.com

 

Extra informatie

 

Tip

Op zoek naar meer informatie over de schrijver, illustrator en/of vertaler? Zoek via Google of hij/zij een eigen website heeft. Je kunt ook kijken op de website van de uitgeverij of op de websites van Jeugdbibliotheek, Jeugdliteratuur, Leesfeest

 

Beoordelingen

Er zijn nog geen beoordelingen.

Wees de eerste om “Sarah Perry – The Essex Serpent” te beoordelen