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The Soul Slayer

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Eighteen-year-old Rebecca Lennox, daughter of a former priest, is ostracized by the villagers of Dunmow. They regard her as cursed, by both her cleft palate and her gift of second sight. Rebecca finds solace in the statue of St. Michael the Archangel, to whom she prays devotedly within the sanctity of her old parish church. But when a young Catholic priest arrives in the v...more
Paperback, 409 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Headline Book Publishing (first published 1998)
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Έχει περάσει σχεδόν ένας χρόνος από τότε που βρέθηκα τελευταία φορά στο "Παζάρι Του Βιβλίου" που κάθε χρόνο λαμβάνει χώρα στην πλατεία Κλαυθμώνος, στην Αθήνα. Πάντα βρίσκω ενδιαφέροντα και αξιόλογα βιβλία ανάμεσα σε εκείνα του σωρού όμως μπορώ να πω με βεβαιότητα, ότι η τελευταία μου επίσκεψη, ήταν και η πιο δύσκολη. Κανένας τίτλος δεν κατάφερε να προσελκύσει το ενδιαφέρον μου, μέχρι που πριν φύγω απογοητευμένη, με την άκρη του ματιού μου εντόπισα το ιστορικό, όπως αυτοχαρακτηρίζεται, μυθιστόρημ...more
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La mia recensione completa la trovate qua
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Libro preso in prestito dal moroso, in quanto ultimamente la mia libreria in camera scarseggia di titoli nuovi.
In copertina c'è scritto che è un thriller storico, ma di thriller non ha nulla e di storico men che meno.

La storia - ambientata inizialmente nell'Inghilterra del 1500 - ruota attorno a Frogmore, un uomo che vive da 400 anni e che ha fatto un patto col diavolo: in cambio della vita eterna lui gira il mondo...more
Michael
Starting in Dunmow, ending in Rome by way of Russia.
A fast-moving, often gory, tale of religious fanatics and the supernatural.
An engaging, vigorous style makes this an easy, if occasionally uncomfortable read.
Colette
Any medieval history lover would love any books by this author.
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Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. See this thread for more information.

He has been published under several pseudonyms: P.C. Doherty, C.L. Grace, Paul Harding, Ann Dukthas, Vanessa Alexander, Michael Clynes and Anna Apostolou but now writes only under his own name.

Paul Doherty was born in Middlesbrough (North-Eastern England) in 1946. He had the...more
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