By Sarah Perry
For centuries, the mysterious dark-robed determine has roamed the globe, looking for these whose complicity and cowardice have fed into the rapids of history’s darkest waters—and now, in Sarah Perry’s breathtaking follow-up to The Essex Serpent, it really is heading in our direction.
It has been years in view that Helen Franklin left England. In Prague, operating as a translator, she has discovered a house of sorts—or, a minimum of, shelter. That alterations whilst her pal Karel discovers a mysterious letter within the library, a wierd confession and a curious caution that speaks of Melmoth the Witness, a depressing legend present in vague fairy stories and old village lore. As such superstition has it, Melmoth travels throughout the a long time, dooming these she persuades to affix her to a damnation of undying, itinerant solitude. To Helen all of it turns out the stuff of unenlightened fantasy.
But, unaware, as she wanders the cobblestone streets Helen is being watched. after which Karel disappears. . . .
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Melmoth: A Novel by Sarah Perry