The Essex Serpent : The number one bestseller and British Book Awards Book of the Year

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A mesmerizing tale of love, myth, and discovery.

Recommendation: You'll be captivated by the magical atmosphere of Victorian London and the captivating relationship between Cora and William. The book beautifully explores themes of love, faith, and the power of the unknown. The Essex Serpent will transport you to another time and leave you pondering the mysteries of the world long after you've turned the last page.

The Essex Serpent : The number one bestseller and British Book Awards Book of the Year

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ISBN: 9781781255452
Authors: Sarah Perry
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Date of Publication: 2017-04-20
Format: Paperback
Goodreads rating: 3.54
(rated by 62379 readers)

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Sarah Perry's award-winning novel, set at the end of the nineteenth century and inspired by true events.Moving between Essex and London, myth and modernity, Cora Seaborne's spirited search for the Essex Serpent encourages all around her to test their allegiance to faith or reason in an age of rapid scientific advancement. At the same time, the novel explores the boundaries of love and friendship and the allegiances that we have to one another. The depth of feeling that the inhabitants of Aldwinter share are matched by their city counterparts as they strive to find the courage to express and understand their deepest desires, and strongest fears.
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A mesmerizing tale of love, myth, and discovery.

Recommendation: You'll be captivated by the magical atmosphere of Victorian London and the captivating relationship between Cora and William. The book beautifully explores themes of love, faith, and the power of the unknown. The Essex Serpent will transport you to another time and leave you pondering the mysteries of the world long after you've turned the last page.