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A compelling and atmospheric story of a passionate menage a trois set in the dark heart of Victorian London. WWhen struggling young artist Auguste Coffey is offered food, warmth and a safe place to work by Giles Bouveri, a wealthy trainee surgeon, he accepts gladly. Once Auguste is installed in a studio in Giles Bermondsey House, their wary friendship grows darker, governed by strange and desperate desires. Soon artist and surgeon are locked in a struggle for ascendancy as they battle with thelegacies of secret crimes committed out of terrible need and blind ambition. When Auguste finds his muse, Pity, an eerily beautiful child prostitute, the balance of power begins to tip from patron to artist, master to servantand becomes a 3 way struggle for love, for power through knowledge. And ultimately for survival...
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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 111 x 178mm | 227g
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0752817213
  • 9780752817217

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