A Bed Of Earth

A Bed Of Earth : The Secret Books of Venus

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The struggle between the two families for space on the Isle of the Dead, the overcrowded burial ground for generations of Venetian nobility, boils over and a fourteen-year-old girl is forced to pay the ultimate price. As the years pass on, parties complicit in her disappearance begin to suffer the consequences in a series of shocking deaths. A humble apprentice gravedigger is left to sort out the mysteries and subdue the ancient terror that threatens to destroy the entire republic.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 345 pages
  • 148.6 x 214.1 x 18.5mm | 326.59g
  • Overlook Press
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1585674559
  • 9781585674558
  • 1,425,193

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"A beautiful story of love and death . . . Tanith Lee's finest fantasy to date and it is sure to keep her at the top of her field." ("Baryon Magazine") "Elegantly written . . . a powerfully told tale of youthful passion and ghostly revenge." ("Library Journal")show more

About Tanith Lee

Tanith Lee is one of the leading fantasy authors working today. She has written over 50 novels and short story collections, among them the bestselling Flat Earth Series. She has won the World Fantasy Award numerous times as well as the August Derleth Award.show more

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128 ratings
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4 42% (54)
3 23% (29)
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