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Chris Womersley
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City of Crows

Chris Womersley


9781760556792

Picador


Fantasy » Cultural & Period Fantasy;
Fantasy » Magic;
Fantasy » Mythological Creatures, People & Places;
Fantasy » Wizards;
Fantasy » Demons;
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Chris Womersley's haunting novel City of Crows will take you into a nightmare labyrinth where superstition rules and where it seems the Devil calls the tune. Weekend Australian

France, 1673. Desperate to save herself and her only surviving child from an outbreak of plague, the widow Charlotte Picot flees her village to seek sanctuary in Lyon.

But, waylaid on the road by slavers, young Nicolas is stolen and his mother left for dead. Charlotte fears the boy has been taken to Paris for sale, for it is well known there is no corruption in a man's heart that cannot be found in that terrible City of Crows.

Yet this is not only a story of Paris and its streets thronged with preachers, troubadours and rogues. It is also the tale of a woman who calls herself a sorceress and a demon who thinks he is a man...

By:   Chris Womersley
Imprint:   Picador
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 197mm,  Width: 128mm,  Spine: 25mm
Weight:   274g
ISBN:   9781760556792
ISBN 10:   1760556793
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   July 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Chris Womersley's debut novel, The Low Road, won the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction. His second novel, Bereft, won the Indie Award for Best Fiction, the ABIA Award for Literary Fiction and was shortlisted for the Miles Franklin Award, the Gold Dagger Award for International Crime Fiction, The Age Book of the Year and the ALS Gold Medal for Literature. Chris's short fiction has appeared in Granta, The Best Australian Stories, Meanjin and Griffith Review and has won or been shortlisted for numerous prizes. He lives in Melbourne with his wife and son. Contact him at: chriswomersley.com


  • Short-listed for Indie Book Awards Fiction 2018
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