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The Poisoned Island - Lloyd Shepherd
The Poisoned Island
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781476712871 (1476712875)
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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3.5 BOOKSHOTS: 'The Poisoned Island' by Lloyd Shepherd
Title: The Poisoned Island Who wrote it? British writer Lloyd Shepherd, author of The English Monster. Plot in a box: In the late 1700s, a British sailor does something terrible to a princess on the faraway island of Otaheite (Tahiti). Now it's 1812, and sailors return from a newer trip to...
That's What She Read
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0.0 The Poisoned Island
One of the more intriguing elements of The Poisoned Island is the glimpse of life along the Thames that it provides. The various districts, docks, classes, and social rules create an amalgamation of life unique to that location and time period. Its vibrancy as well as its extremes are outstandingly ...
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4.0 The Poisoned Island
bookshelves: autumn-2013, historical-fiction, net-galley, e-book, plague-disease, eye-scorcher, gardening, magical-realism, london, regency-romp1811-1820, published-2013 Read from October 08 to 15, 2013 NetGalley ARC from Atria Books/Washington Square Press Description: A brilliant young police o...
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First of all I should perhaps make clear that I havent read "The English Monster" which precedes this novel but it did not detract from my enjoyment of "The Poisoned Island" one bit.LONDON 1812: For forty years Britain has dreamed of the Pacific island of Tahiti, a dark paradise of bloody cults and ...
Cushla rated it
Someone nicely described The English Monster as ‘Regency X-Files.’ Well, this is Regency Fringe.A ship arrives from the strange, doomed island of Tahiti, carrying a cargo of plants destined for the gardens at Kew. But not all the plants are what they seem. And when certain members of the crew are fo...
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